Portrait paintings – 30 Faces 30 Days: days 6 to 10

Next five from the Sktchy portrait challenge (#30Faces30Days) using watercolors and gouache. https://shop.sktchy.com/products/30-faces-30-days-watercolor-gouache You can follow my portrait challenge journey each day in instagram (@shoilaart) and I will post here mainly a summary on previous five days. All practices again were fun and challenging, but maybe the most mind blowing for me was the day…

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…

Watercolor painting – Still life

Painting course started again this year. We managed to have one class at University during January but now we are back to zoom/meet lessons. Topic for the weekend was still life. We had some fruits assembled in the middle of class room and it was to be painted in watercolor and as a more life…