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I often mis-remember/combine/ or translate idiomatic phrases, much to the puzzlement and amusement of those around me. I cleaned up my studio on Sunday, sat down at my drawing table, and couldn’t think of anything to draw or paint. Sometimes … Continue reading
Daily sketch Acrylic on mixed-media vellum
This is a little composition experiment I painted as I’m thinking through this month’s journal quilt… (I know… only days to go in March and I’m still in the planning phase… but I have a really, really, really good excuse … Continue reading
I realized (with one week to go in February) that I was not going to finish the ambitious journal quilt I started so I decided to do a quick, cheery quilt. I did a faux-shibori (I scrunched the fabric up … Continue reading
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.
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.
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.