Category Archives: Watercolors

Figure

5 minute warm up 10 minute pose 20 minute poses And a 10 minute drawing to end the day

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Full Frontal

At figure group today I was front and center for the pose. I knew I was going to do single drawings for each of the 20 minute sessions rather than one long drawing today. I thought I’d move after each … Continue reading

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Tide Pool Again

This morning I painted the same tide pool I’ve painted several times before. The snowy owl is still here and hanging out on the refuge headquarters’ roof in the parking lot.

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Ukrainian Blonde

We had a new model and I tried some new techniques today at figure group. A 5 minute pose A 10 minute pose I tried drawing with a brush first and liked it so I left it alone and finished … Continue reading

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Figure

Another day at figure group. Shorter poses are best for me. I try to do new things and slow down for the long poses, but I always destroy it. 3 minute poses 5 minute poses For the long pose I … Continue reading

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No Easel

This morning I forgot the connector plate for my tripod. It was on my oil paint pochade but I took watercolors. You’d think by now I’d know to check first. I had to paint on the ground. I’m not very … Continue reading

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Short Poses

The first one was a 10 minute pose. The rest were 20 minute poses. I’m trying some new techniques. I wasn’t caring much today about drawing. I was interested more in trying to paint his skin colors.   

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Lighter Hand

Today I tried a lighter hand than last week. I spent the first 20 minute session of this pose doing a careful pencil drawing and tried to stay true to it as I painted. I was working my way down … Continue reading

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Color

At figure group today I wanted to try to get as much paint on this as I could hoping it would reach a breaking point. I was wondering if anything interesting would happen with too much pigment. The drawing was … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

My kids were off school today so I took a break before lunch to go paint some snow in the refuge. It was warm though so it was melting fast and everything was a slushy mess.

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