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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

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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

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Watercolor painting – Dance

Another study assignment with a theme. This time dance, or movement was the topic. This is actually a followup task from the previous live model session and the croquis sketches. There we also had the same theme. The assignment is based on this ballet performance: Igor Stravinsky Rite of Spring, choreography by Vaslav Nijinski, Mariinsky

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Watercolor painting – Summer Lily

New waterlily painting from this summer. This time I went to take some photos at summer cottage on a row boat. It was a bit later in the afternoon and the sun was shining beautifully in the water, making the bit murky water shine in oranges from my angle when I was dangling in the

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Watercolor portrait studies – sktchy app

Additional watercolor portrait practices I did earlier. Orange and blue were made in larger Canson mixmedia imagine 200GSM paper (A4) and the pink I did on smaller sheet (A5) of same paper. Just some loose trials, again only with watercolors, which only means I will be doing soon mixed media with colored pencils and watercolors

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