Blog Archives

Tulip – Day 2

Hmmm.  Not so sure that this is going anywhere good.  I added veins to the leaves, and then shadows within the tulip itself.  The fact is, there are not really any shadows in the picture I am using, so these

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Blitherings, Painting

Tulip Painting – Day 1

  This past month has not been what I would have liked it to be. Instead of using my free time as I want to, I have had to use it for things that have to be done. The entire

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Blitherings, Painting

3 + 6

Three colors used to create six spheres. I think they are oranges or lemons or something. Colors are Daniel Smith New Gamboge, Winsor Newton Alizarin Crimson, and Graham Phthalo Blue. Everything was done with glazes. Some glazes were pure color,

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Blitherings, Painting

Practice, Practice, Practice!

I am continuing the varied steps from Birgit O’Connor’s excellent video.  Upon her recommendations for brushes, I ordered the DaVinci Cosmotop Mix B in size 30, and the Cosmotop Spin Mix F in 20 and 14.  The brushes I have been using have been either pure synthetics

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Blitherings, Painting

Rocks & Shells

As with sumi-e painting, in watercolor painting, much is to be learned from observation.  Recently, I purchased a video by Birgit O’Connor.  As an artist, she excels in vivid, colorful, large and intimate perspectives of flowers, but in looking on YouTube, she

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Blitherings, Painting
A Shot or Two
From the Mountain Top

Incoming

Pepper Tree in the Late Afternoon

More Photos

Join 76 other followers

Archives
Topics
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 76 other followers