Category Archives: Watercolors

Sachuest

Lots of ducks cooing and whistling near me this morning. 10×14”

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Back Outside

I made it back outside this morning for a quick painting. It was very windy and below freezing. The vodka added to my water helped keep it from freezing again. 10×14”

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Rocks

I love the rocks here. 9×12”

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Left Hand

At figure group today I drew one 5 minute pose with my right hand…. …but I’ve been having shoulder pain so the rest of the day I had to switch to my left hand. The rest of these are 20 … Continue reading

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Cut Short

My son missed the school bus today so my time at figure group got cut short. Still trying to work more on line. The light on her flank was absolutely gorgeous for this short pose. I really wish it would’ve … Continue reading

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More Green Hair

The model today also had green hair. First is a 5 minute warm up. Small. This was a 10 minute pose. Also small. 20 minute poses. I’ve been drawing first before applying paint. For the last one I tried going … Continue reading

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20 Minute Poses

20 minute poses at figure group today. I forced myself to draw before painting for every pose today. I also used a limited palette for all of these. A small one: For this one I did a quick gesture but … Continue reading

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Frozen

Only 19 degrees outside this morning. My watercolors froze of course. Some interesting effects happen when it thaws in the back of my car on the way home. Painting in those conditions necessitates an immediacy that I usually can’t motivate … Continue reading

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Figures

At figure group this morning I kept trying different things. First, some 5 minute drawings with charcoal. I’m still trying to focus more on line than shapes of tone. Then 20 minute poses. This pose didn’t present me with much … Continue reading

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This Weekend

Here are some paintings from this weekend. Figure group. Green hair. First, a 10 minute pose. Then 20 minute poses. Here she wore her fur coat. For this one I drew first with charcoal pencil. 20 minutes cursing at a … Continue reading

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