I am participating to Sktchy Art School’s 30 Faces/30 Days – Watercolor & Gouache course (https://shop.sktchy.com/). Figured it is a nice challenge to try different kind of techniques shown by other artists and to consistently practice, with already decided references 😀 (maybe I should do the earlier drawing challenge later also.. but this is now
Warning in advance, this is not a joyous image, unlike the earlier piece, but nothing shocking either. In art studies we were meant to ponder how the current period affects our work. Aaand, I decided not to sugarcoat it or avoid the recent topics. Well, the image content does not say as much about how
I was itching to paint something on paper for a change but also wanted to try out gouache as well. I have done just a few landscapes using gouache and boy was it tough again. I kind of like gouache, but it is a bit frustrating 😀 (practice practice!) From time to time I am
I did some hard drive cleaning as I’m running out of space and I found a few flower pictures I have not posted. So here are some flower studies. Orchids are made in water color + color pencils, roses water color and the last is actually made in gouache but posting with these anyway.
During the weekend 16.8.-17.8. we worked mainly with gouache and did some color blending practices and other assignments. Above painting was an assignment to paint a hand holding some item (I picked a brush, not so surprisingly). The main point was to be able to blend a convincing skin color. I started of a bit