Watercolor painting – Self-portrait 2020

Watercolor time, and Leo time! I wanted to do a plain watercolor portrait and a self portrait this time, since is is my month of the year, August! Thus I chose to use warm colors, orange, instead of my usual nature and green theme. It has been, and still is a year of wonder, not…

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…

Pastel portrait

I continued with my saturated pastel portraits. Now shifting from cool person and warm background to vice versa. I am thinking of total four color portraits in pastels, thus two more to come at some point. I used again my old trusted Rembrandt pastels and I also purchased a small wooden case with some new…

Face the future – pastel painting

I decided to use this pastel painting as my study assignment piece. The topic was composition. I wanted to use for a change my soft pastels which have traveled with me through multiple cities and homes way over a decade (or two) and they are still very much alive. Well, not walking, but usable. The…

Water color and colored pencil portraits

I was still itching to do a few portraits studies. I wanted to try out using only water colors and then I did also few with colored pencils. I used also again some great references from Sktchy app for the paintings. I originally meant to have a more darker reference so I would really try…