Tuesday, February 26, 2013

afternoon nap

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Relaxing on a midwinter's day.
$50 - 5"x7" watercolour painting with 8"x10" matt, ready to frame.

Friday, February 22, 2013

with a song in my heart

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Another JoJo portrait. I used this same technique at my last portrait drawing class however, the model was a woman and these dark washes didn't flatter her. Perhaps I'll try warmer colours with the ivory black when painting females.
$90 set of three - 5x7" watercolour painting with 8x10"mat.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Monday, February 18, 2013

here's a little ditty

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I'm still exploring this wonderful technique with another painting of JoJo.
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Saturday, February 16, 2013

JoJo

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I love watercolour however, at times I miss oil painting because I really like toning the canvas first, which you don't do with watercolour... or do you?! I did today! I put a wash of ivory black and cerulean watercolour down, drew with a micron pen, added more paint and finally, some white gouache. Super happy with this fella!
$90 for set of 3 - 5x7" watercolour painting includes 8x10"mat.

Monday, February 11, 2013

can't stay away

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Back to my favourite cafe for another moment in time. 
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Friday, February 08, 2013

snowy day sketch



The good thing about a snowstorm is that everyone stays inside drinking tea! So, I had time to enjoy drawing. Unfortunately, the man in the front left before I took the picture. I added a line/frame, a knapsack on the bottom right and of course, my signature. (CLICK IMAGES TO ENLARGE).
6"x12"
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Wednesday, February 06, 2013

the booth

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Everybody loves to sit at the booth.
$50 - 5"x7" watercolour painting - includes 8"x10" matt.
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Monday, February 04, 2013

cross training

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I've decided that painting flowers is just as difficult, if not more so, than painting the human figure... and horses! Flowers are so abstract. I really tried to keep their expressive nature and their individuality without getting heavy handed.
$50 - 5"x7" original watercolour - includes 8"x10" matt.
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Saturday, February 02, 2013

lost in thought

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I love watercolour because it's about drawing and, as usual, I've left all my pencil marks that show my process. This is another one from this week's life drawing session. 
$70 - 8"x10" original hand painted watercolour.
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