Category Archives: Watercolors
I’m still trying to draw first before applying watercolors at figure group. Here are a couple from today. 20 minute poses.
Today at figure group we did 20 minute poses rather than one long pose, and I drew first before applying watercolors. This slowed me down so they weren’t as “complete” as they usually are. It was a fun experiment though … Continue reading
It was below freezing this morning. I started out chasing ducks with my scope trying to draw them. That didn’t go so well. Switched to painting the landscape instead.
Not my best day at figure group today. When we begin we do a bunch of short poses to warm up. I usually just do them all on one page, one on top of another. This was today’s first page. … Continue reading
Today I started a new large plein air painting at the bird sanctuary. I really like the sculptures they have installed (temporarily) around the property. I’d love to have one in my yard. It was warm enough here today that … Continue reading
Another day of struggling through a figure. First, I did 20 minutes on the lights and 20 minutes on the darks. This shows why I don’t like to draw before I start painting. My drawing isn’t always strong enough and … Continue reading
At figure group today I tried to push things a little further away from the literal. First, a looser beginning that I ended before I ruined it. Second, the same loose beginning but I tried to push a longer effort … Continue reading
The model didn’t show up this morning so some of the other artists were generous enough to take turns posing. 15 minute poses. And after lunch I did a quick plein air from the roof of our house. It was … Continue reading
I worked bigger today and tried drawing before I started painting to try to avoid dealing with that aspect while I was painting.
Here are today’s figures. Some good, some bad.