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…

Watercolor painting – portrait practice

A watercolor portrait painting for a change. I was aiming to do this on a bit better paper than my usual quite inexpensive Canson sheets that I use for random trials and study pieces, but it turned out this paper was maybe even worse.. 😀 I have used this Daler & Rowney Smooth-Heavyweight (220GSM) paper…