Sketch of an after class discussion or complaint…
Blogger friends:Do you ever create a post then neglect to publish it? This is a never published draft- post I just found, created one year ago day…
Pastel Pencil 8″x10″ Although I enjoyed making this sketch, I wasn’t really going anywhere. It’s too literal, so I’m leaving it behind. I’m working on lots of other solutions. So far, not much is really hitting the mark for the series*. *A new series, “Blood And Vapor”.: Who lingers within you? …
Walking the bird in the rain. I have no idea why ; )
Tighter than my usual watercolor sketches, this one is a little too predictable for my taste. Because I’m literally sketching with the paint, following no pencil guides, I became preoccupied with the horse’s anatomy. She lives not too far from me, so I also struggled a bit to portray her as I have glimpsed her, …
The butterfly marks 400 posts on this blog:)
Common ground with slightly different view points.
I’ve hundreds of half- baked little sketches floating around that I’ve decided to share with you. These share no common materials or themes at all. I’m calling them Little Weirdies because that’s precisely what they are.
Quick portrait sketch.
Yes, you see a little white watercolor. Couldn’t help myself;)
Yes, it’s spring but there’s still a chill in the air.
A very quick painting this week. I’m working on new images/ collaborations. Can’t wait to show you:)
Liquid Pencil, gouache Smoke: the possibilities for imagery…
From reclaimed watercolor remnants, a beast in its lair. I’ve had such fun repurposing monotype discards, that I’ve ripped up watercolors that just didn’t work, for use in collage.
I’ve been observing the birds that come to eat at our feeder. They brave the elements, compete for a place, fuss and play, but they are always on alert. It seems they can rarely truly rest.
Graphite, oils Predator/prey, pressure and worry;stress and anxiety, these two almost always show up together.
This sketch originated from another scrap of a ripped up monotype that turned on its side, happens to resemble a face and hat of a fairy tale character. The rest is improvised. I think it just might turn up again as a fully realized children’s book illustration.
Graphite Some creature study inspired by Nitzus’s photo. There was something in the eyes of this babirusa that appeared both feral and docile to me. The cat and crow are weighing in.