Thursday, April 7, 2016

Watercolor Figures

5 min
Why watercolor?  I love working the figure from life.  It keeps us fresh, observant and forced to make decisions quickly and with authority.  I learn a lot from doing this.  I am used to doing oil and pastel figures but with watercolor, I experience a greater challenge.  Watercolors are "dangerous" often feels they have a life of their own.  I am learning to be free with accuracy, let the water define my shadow shapes which in turn, define the form.

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Monday, April 4, 2016

Taking a Break

On a snowy day in April I decided on this little 6 x 6 oil on board as my morning demo