Acrylic gouache on wooden panels – Flower paintings

Two acrylic gouache paintings with a bit of mixed media. (Quite a lot actually 😀 ) The main driver for these paintings was the coming exhibition, a dark room with UV lights in a paradise theme. So fluorescent acrylic painting was used in these paintings as well. The flower paintings cannot be seen in the…

Portrait paintings – 30 Faces 30 Days: days 26 to 30

The last five! Portrait paintings from the Sktchy portrait challenge (#30Faces30Days) using watercolors and gouache. This time there was more gouache than watercolor lessons, mainly since I did not proceed with the watercolor and gesso experiment but opted to use just gouache instead. This time the watercolor studies were a bit more struggle, don’t know…

Portrait paintings – 30 Faces 30 Days: days 21 to 25

Almost the last five from the Sktchy portrait challenge (#30Faces30Days) using watercolors and gouache. Still more watercolor painting, but some very nice exercises again 🙂 Especially the first lesson by Alison Pinto seemed so tough that I only drew the face on first day, and then started the watercolor challenge the next day 😀 There…

Water mixable oils on a leaf

A little random exercise, first time using water mixable oil colors. I have never painted using oils so trying out the water mixable oils was quite interesting. And to make things more interesting the practice was made on a fresh leaf of any plant! I picked a big mostly even leaf from my hibiscus and…

Acrylics on a plastic glass

This time we had a trial on the painting course to try out plastic panels (plastic glass, polycarbonate sheets, or plexiglas) in acrylic painting. The painting was not done on top of the surface as you would (I did at least) expect, but kind of reverse. The painting is done to the back side and…