I was watching a youtube video by Stefan Baumann. And the video boils down to: if you want to get better at painting trees…. go paint trees. So that is what I did. I walked out my studio and dragged my stuff with me. I parked in front of a tree I knew would have […]
Painted this one ages ago. Even sold it to the lady up the road. I painted it from life, but the plant only had one spray of flowers, so I kept turning it around. Cubism for beginners!
I’ve finally succumbed to SkillShare. Illustration and inspiration: keeping a sketchbook by Leah Goren is the first class I’ve watched were I was inspired to do the ‘homework’. During ink toner I was desperate to paint the autumnal colours around me, and what better way than some quick ink and wash sketches? I put the […]
Found. A tenuous link to the theme but I fell in love with this stock image by Chirinstock, that turned up when I searched for ‘found’ because she found the leaves to put in her hair. I went to dark to fast on the background, and I was aiming for more expressive hatching, but overall […]