Portrait paintings – 30 Faces 30 Days: days 16 to 20

New five from the Sktchy portrait challenge (#30Faces30Days) using watercolors and gouache. This was again more watercolor heavy with a little mixed media as well. Some very nice bright and colorful references and/or outputs. And the artists! Especially David Lobenberg’s California Vibe watercolor portraits was a session that I was expecting a lot. Might have…

Portrait paintings – 30 Faces 30 Days: days 11 to 15

Gee, time is flying by and I am already behind with the sessions 😀 but yet another new five from the Sktchy portrait challenge (#30Faces30Days) using watercolors and gouache. This time there was four watercolor paintings and one gouache (acrylic gouache) session. Quite different artists again and different approaches to watercolor and gouache in their…

Watercolor painting – portrait practice

Another watercolor portrait, with only watercolor pencils! I challenged myself not to use any pan or tube watercolors on this one, I was to only use my Albrecht Dürer watercolor pencils. So a bit different approach was needed. I shaded first some color areas with the pencils and then used wet brush and blended the…