Hammond and Udemy

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 […]

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Third Time’s A Charm

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 […]

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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 […]

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A study in brown

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 […]

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