This week has seen a lot of art being made:) Tuesday daytime – I was teaching my Art Spirit Painter’s Group how to paint a tall ship Tuesday evening I was doing a watercolour horse demonstration to Sully Art Group Friday afternoon was spent with my growing Tonteg Art Spirit Painter’s group where we painted a Moroccan doorway and on Saturday morning I gave a one … Continue reading This Week’s Art
That’s it! I’ve decided to really go outside my painting size comfort zone. Now “big” to me is A3 as I am usually an 8×10 inch kind of girl. Also I can’t go bigger than A3 as my scanner won’t take it and I want to be able to scan my artwork and make cards and possible prints in the future. The reason – this … Continue reading Busying Around Ready to Paint a Big Massive Hare!
Having painted almost nothing but high-key for a long time I fancied a deep and moody plunge into darkness and drama. I painted an imaginary snow scene high in the mountains from my head in watercolour wet onto wet without a drawing to just create some abstract shapes that pleased me. The finished watercolour was too flat and one dimensional so I had … Continue reading Midnight Storm
Years ago in 2005 I went on a 3 month trip of the USA. Trip of a lifetime it was and I took so many photos on days spent wandering the 4 corner states. This is one of them. Heading back from a long hike to Bear Canyon the sun was setting and just casting flecks of light on this dwelling. An old adobe … Continue reading Playing about with pastel – an adobe building on Canyon Road, Sante Fe
Following on from my start of a pastel beach scene yesterday I couldn’t wait to get at it again this morning:) Here is the earlier post if you want to see it all – https://eastwitching.com/2013/04/27/on-the-beach-pastel-step-by-step/ Here are the next steps I took above. At this point I feel I should stop. You can go on and on with a painting. Here if I continue I am … Continue reading On the Beach – final steps and finish in pastel