Sunday, November 13, 2011

Christmas toys





These are Christmas tree toys I bought in a small town in England about 6 years ago. The are all hand made out of wood. Very old fashioned. I love them.

Having fun with gouache


Watercolor and gouache sketches




My sister was cleaning her studio the other day and as a result I've got quite a load of art supplies: water colors,gouache, oil pastel, etc.. I was dying to try gouache.It reminded me time from childhood. My dad had a gouache set and we loved painting with it.It was such fun!

Monday, October 31, 2011

Charlie's drawing


It always amazes me how effortless kids make their drawings. They don't analyze them or 'work' hard, but what comes as a result is never ugly.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Saturday, October 15, 2011

iPhone doodles

It looks like the only time I get to draw lately is on Go train.




Sunday, July 03, 2011

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Simple Value Plan





Continue assignments from Peggi Kroll-Roberts DVDs. Merged a lot of small shapes to simplify the information.
For value studies I am now using acrylic paint: Titanium white and Raw Umber. There is no particular reason for Raw Umber. I just happen to have only those two colors in acrylic.

The benefits:
- no need to prime canvas
- you can paint on paper
- easy to clean brushes
- no chemicals in the air