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...
Approaching that blank painting surface is often an daunting task. Doing an underpainting is a great way to create a base for your painting ...
Haven't painted in pastels in awhile..... felt so good! I had a dream about a living christmas tree in the forest on a cold winter night...