Draw draw paint paint

I have started doing a landscape copy every Wednesday.  The first one was just too horrible to show anyone… this one is borderline. 🙂  I am just trying to match the colors and values (I think there is more light on my painting in this photo hence the lighter values… i hope?) mostly and not being…

Another Wednesday Night Figure

Just another figure drawing from our Wednesday night drawing group.  This one is just 3 hours… I think we are changing the pose tomorrow so this will be as far as I take this one. I definitely will get some landscape painting up here soon.  I have been reading a lot about it and had…

Little oil sketch

Just thought I would post another attempt at painting.  Just did this one yesterday. I am thinking of adding some more pigments to my limited palette I am currently using but I am somewhat undecided.  Right now I just have one of each of the primaries, Burnt Sienna, and Titanium White.  I am considering adding…

Toned Figure Drawing

Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It’s the courage to continue that counts. -Winston Churchill I thought I would try out something new for figure drawing group.  Graphite and white chalk on toned paper.  I used strathmore grey paper and some softer pencils than usual (4b) for this… I don’t really like the…

First attempts at painting

I decided to try and do a few little quick paintings just for fun.  And by a little, I mean little… these are just 4×5 inches.  I know they are bad but I want to document my progress on here.  I have an insane amount to learn about painting.  It is exciting. I think I…