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Windy

I’m a bit late posting my sketch this week because I have been playing around with drawing skiing penguins and they are not quite ready to go on the blog. And I haven’t really had as much time to sketch as I would like this week. Gotta work on actually prioritizing those priorities!
I was flipping through the sketchbook and remembered doing this back in October. I’m pretty happy with how it came out:

I also did a miniature that I am even more happy with:

This is acrylic paint over gesso on a scrabble tile.

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Garlic – DPW 10 Minute Challenge

The DPW Challenge was to paint the same subject quickly, multiple times.

Each painting is about 4″ square. With only 10 minutes per painting, I was forced to mix colors quickly and leave things when they were not coming out right.garlic
These are my two favorites. The one on the right, especially, came out looking 3 dimensional.

I added the shadows in the last few seconds and they look awful… have to work on that.

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Regret

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View

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Composition Challenge

 I’ve been avoiding the Daily Paintworks challenges because I am intimidated by the skill level of those who respond to them… but I’ve decided to have a go this week’s challenge since I am struggling to understand composition. Having no … Continue reading

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Pears

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Getting my sea legs back

Rusty and creaky, trying to get my quilting sea legs back after a 5 year hiatus:

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