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…

Acrylic painting – Bird ladies: Magpie

So, an acrylic painting for a change. I ran out of proper watercolor paper and I had purchased these tiny golden fluid acrylics paints that I wanted to try out, so I decided to do this series in acrylics then. Theme here is, since I have not been painting people for quite a while and…

The year of painting practices and studying

So, whats going on. I still have that one belle arti panel to finish but I have the idea somewhat ready on the topic and composition what I want to paint. It is inspired by the coming summer and more sunny and longer days after each passed day. Otherwise I’ve been mainly doing some watercolor…

Watercolor bird painting on panel with watercolor ground

The next painting idea I had brewing for the panels was a teeny weeny kingfisher, The King of the River. I used my White Nights watercolor pans for the painting. I used quite many colors on this one: Golden Deep, Cadmium Yellow, Quinacridone Rose Magenta, Ruby, Madder Lake, Bright Blue, Turquoise Blue, Indanthrene Blue and…

Inktense practise

I bought a travel kit inktense pans to try out and perhaps to use on the coming painting classes when we go out in the summer. I created a little humming bird, trying out thick layering and how the under lying paint does not lift or smudge. Very nice 🙂 not sure I dare to…