I’ve spent some time doodling, and drawing more eyes. I won’t bore you with those. I did, however, try in earnest to draw a pair of eyes, and space them appropriately, attempting the start of a face for the first time. I think they came out rather well. They look sadder than i intended. The […]Read more "A Pair of Eyes and The Old Mill"
As previously mentioned, for Father’s Day Angela gifted me a book by Lee Hammond called “The Big Book of Drawing“. I’ve done a few lessons from that (some multiple times), and here are the results. I’m pretty sure I didn’t take a picture of some noses that I did. Suffice to say, they’re worse than […]Read more "Hammond and Udemy"
Everything is a learning experience.Read more "As Promised"
Learning to drawRead more "Father’s Day"
I’m baaaaackRead more "Updates"
In which my daughter paints a picture.Read more "Guest Post"
Hello friends. For Christmas this year, I decided to do a painting for my in-laws. Instead of just jumping in and doing one, I decided to attempt a few trial runs. Here is the first attempt: Woof. Glad this wasn’t the final. The giant tree on the right just didn’t work. The underbrush around it […]Read more "Third Time’s A Charm"
September 2016. So much yellow. A little goes a long way, and I put way too much on the brush when I started the background. So instead of a light, warm glow, I created a bright yellow overcast sky. The brown clouds helped subdue it, and I tried to not overdo them. In the two […]Read more "Yellow"
It was a dark and lonely night…for the night is dark, and full of terrors.Read more "The Dark Night"
Next up was a scene that primarily featured browns. I really like the sky in this one. I was very hesitant to use brown as the background sky color, but using just a small amount and blending created a fantastic fade and overcast feel. The little sun worked as well. I just used my fingertip […]Read more "A study in brown"