Category Archives: Drawings
I found another figure group today. Twenty minutes seems like forever when you’re in the dentist chair, but when you’re drawing it flies by in a blink of the eye. These were all 20 minutes. What a treat to have TWO … Continue reading
I spent a short evening doing some short poses with a model this week. 5 minutes 5 minutes. I lost interest in the drawing and just wanted to try to get the differences in value and temperature of her tan lines. … Continue reading
Two more watercolor sketches today done from a model in costume. Not my best work but fun to play.
Some little sketches out of my head on the patio this afternoon while the kids played.
I didn’t have much time to work today but did this little sketch in my sketchbook that I’m pretty happy about.
It’s the end of another year. Here’s what I’ve been up to the past few days. Tomorrow is New Year’s Day and I always paint outside in the morning because nearly everyone is asleep.
A few weeks ago I came across a remarkable little painting by Sarah Goodridge done in 1828 (Beauty Revealed, at the Metropolitan Museum). It’s a very small topless self-portrait of just her breasts done in watercolor when she was 40 … Continue reading
Just a quick self-portrait today in watercolor on toned paper. A little touch of white but mostly transparent allowing the brown tone of the paper to carry much of the color. Still not too crazy about this paper. Tomorrow I’ll … Continue reading
Here are some practice pages I do in my sketchbook. Nothing fancy. Just playing. It’s important for me to do things like this. I experiment. Trial and error. It’s how I learn.
Went to figure drawing group last night. Some warm up drawings first. Then a watercolor, maybe an hour and a half.