Monday, June 28, 2010
Saturday, June 19, 2010
Just finished the book cover for the children's book I am writing and illustrating. I had done this in watercolor to begin with, but decided that pastels would give me a softer and more artistic feel to the illustrations. I'm so glad I did this in pastel. I like it so much better than the watercolor!
This is the full jacket cover...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
I haven't been able to paint in a while..... and for my birthday all I wanted was some painting time. I finished this over the weekend. Felt SOOOOO good to be back at the easel!!
I love Florida marshes and I thought this wide format would be appropriate to capture the scene. I added the birds to balance the composition.
This is a speed video of a pastel painting I did of some brilliant poppies in a field bursting with color. I have been using a technique la...
MONET CAFE' for FACEBOOK Our group on Facebook is producing some beautiful artwork! It is so wonderful to have people from all ...
Approaching that blank painting surface is often an daunting task. Doing an underpainting is a great way to create a base for your painting ...