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A work in progress

I always think it’s interesting to see how artwork develops over time and to see the process that the artist goes through. Some start with pretty wacky colours and bold strokes and work in detail in layers; others begin in one corner and work their way across the canvas. 70 more words

Portrait

Challenge Accepted!

Tonight I decided to paint a little portrait sketch without blending on the canvas. I decided to do this because recently my work has lacked the freshness and decisiveness of clean direct correct paint strokes. 194 more words

Abigail Howe

3 Hour Figure Sketch

I worked on this sketch for approximately 3 hours, chances are not likely that I’ll work back into it, but if I do I’d work on the background and feet. 26 more words

Art

Tulip Study

It may look like I’m painting from a photo, but look closer to see the tulip is in an ikebana. I put white paper behind it to help me see the tulip. 100 more words

Watercolor

One shape of color at a time

Tonight I decided to try a new process of painting. My previous way was to build up the whole painting fairly evenly, moving quickly, building values and colors all over the surface evenly. 135 more words

Painting

WORTH REPEATING

This subject was addressed a long time ago, but it is so critically important that it bears repeating. Of course, it’s about values because, without a thorough understanding of them, you cannot create significant paintings. 411 more words

Classical Academic System

PART 6, CLASSICAL ACADEMIC APPROACH, CHARCOAL DRAWING AND INDIA INK

Kind Readers,

My sincerest apologies for the extended hiatus since my last post. There has been a long illness in my family that required my full attention, but gratefully, the outcome was positive. 912 more words

Old Masters