Monthly Archives: January 2017

Arting With Jen – Jan 25

OK, I decided to work with a theme – things that are backlit by a sun/moon kinda shape. Painted this loose blended background, with the intent of later defining it into a precise circle.  Jen convinced me to leave it … Continue reading

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Arting With Jen – Jan 23

Well, I tried an experiment, which I think would work better with acrylics, but still turned out rather well. I love the idea of something silhouetted against a moon, so that was my goal.  First, I randomly painted an entire … Continue reading

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Arting With Jen – Jan 22

My stuff – Another barn.  Frankly, I’m tired of barn scenes, I think I do them because they seem easy.  But they’re not……. Barn is definitely too flat, so I added some bleedy-pen to get a bit more detail.   … Continue reading

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Arting With Jen – Jan 20

My favorite watercolor pictures are often market scenes, or village long views. I am really bad at that particular content, and usually opt for something easier.  Then, once a year, I art with Jen, try a village scene and am … Continue reading

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Arting With Jen – Jan 17

I haven’t done anything with a local flavor lately, so I did this   Here’s Jen’s finished ladybugs – WOW, eh?

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Arting With Jen – Jan 16

Here’s what I’ve been working on Jen’s is still a Work In Progress.  She’s using Pastels for this image.  Isn’t the “shine” amazing?        

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Arting With Jen – Jan 13

So, I tried a technique that’s better suited to acrylic.  Draw your image in ink (a Sea Otter), and then add splashes of color for depth and shading.  In acrylics, if you get a color wrong, you just add a … Continue reading

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