Thursday, December 28, 2017

Portrait Study 27

watercolor and charcoal on paper 
23 x 15 cm
after Fechin

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Monday, December 25, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Glarner Alpen Herbst

watercolor on paper 
15 x 23 cm

Started to make my own watercolors with pigment and gummi arabica. 

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Jeff Watts Atelier 'Portrait Phase I'

I signed up for the Jeff Watts Atelier on-line classes. I very much like his these thorough courses. These are my exercises from the 'Portrait Phase I' class. 

The Jeff Watts Aterlier can be found here He starts with the very fundamentals of drawing and shows you how to sharpen a charcoal pencil. This may sound trivial, but it is extremely useful to know. At the Swedish Academy of Realist Art, it was essential and drilled into us that the charcoal needs to be sharpened with a long thin point. And this is just the very first step. 

Profile Skull, Burnt Umber pick out

Asaro Head, Burnt Umber Pickout

3/4 Skull, Burnt Umber and Titanium white

Asaro Head, burnt umber and titanium white

3/4 view cast, burnt umber and titanium white

front view skull, phylo blue, black, titanium white

front view Asago, phylo blue, black, titanium white

#770 Oil on canvas

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Painting with Cows (just like Swimming with Dolphins)

# 768
watercolor on paper
23 x 30 cm

I was all set up and ready to paint the quaint little cottage, when this heard of cows came, sniffed at my painting supplies, and laid down in the middle of my scene. They absolutely wanted to be in the painting, there was no persuading them to move. They stayed for a couple of hours, very peaceful, very nice and comfortable. I don't think I can eat beef anymore (hello vegans).😉

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017