The “Descent” series.
I’m having loads of fun with these old photo inspired paintings. They provide an emotional connection and a place to begin. I’m allowing myself the freedom to take great liberties with the faces and figures. Unlike portraiture, I m borrowing only what I’m interested in exploring and filling in the rest anyway I like. It’s a bit […]
Two super quick equine sketches.
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, […]
Awkward moments, gesture poses.
This week I’m breaking the form. For the next seven days I’ll be posting watercolor sketches while I continue to work on new projects. Not to worry about commenting on each post. I love hearing from you, but I don’t wish to make a pest of myself. Hope you find one of the seven […]
A pause within a move…spontaneous figure sketches:
This is creature week. They are sullen and unnerving, sporting giant ears. I have no idea why. I tweaked digitally, just a little bit.
A little tighter than the watercolor sketches I’ve been making lately, but still a no plan gestural sketch.
This week’s Watercolor Wed. was fun! Approximately two minute sketches. Simply a dip into color, a smash of brush tip and drag to get the drawing down. Add color into wet and it’s done. This is the order in which they happened. -The last one is my favorite-
Watercolor on Strathmore Windpower Watercolor Pad I neglected to leave enough white/light space. I’ve added a few strokes of opaque white watercolor to regain the white, but now the areas appear gray […]
Watercolor & Sepia ink w/crow quill nib on Strathmore Windpower Watercolor Pad Attempt #1 It’s no secret that watercolor is not my thing. It evades me, it makes me crazy. There […]
Quick sketches with a twist of Photoshop distortion to push them just a little further. .