Finally! After incubating in a half-finished state for about 2 months I completed a steer and a white chicken this morning! Such a good feeling to complete them and tie up loose ends. The chicken was particularly difficult for me as I am not very good at painting white animals onto white paper! I hope you feel she looks ok? Also on the back-burner for … Continue reading A Long Time Coming: New Rustic Watercolours
Finally! Walked dog, done washing, cleaned kitchen and had lunch. What a marathon. Now I can sit down to paint. Here is my earlier post about a white chicken’s head that I painted in watercolour. https://eastwitching.com/2013/02/16/i-will-paint-a-white-chicken-if-it-kills-me/ Today I am starting afresh with a new chicken and am going to have a bash at painting her. I am pleased with the drawing which took me ages … Continue reading Art Demo – white chicken in watercolour
Had the urge to get some stunning poultry photos yesterday and these 3 lovelies are what I found! What do you think? A pure white hen scratching for corn, a pheasant looking like he’s on the run and a sophisticated and proud cockerel that I am dying to paint. But – first things first. I drew the cockerel on a large A3 pad with a … Continue reading Feeling Fowl? Paint a chicken!