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I have 111 books in my studio (yes, I counted them) that are Tutorials, and I acquired them slowly over about 10 years. I find that I no longer go to them for inspiration, and decided to get rid of them. Before I do that, however, I’m going to TRY to do ONE PAGE out of each book. Wish me luck……
12 Books Down, 99 to go….
Book: Artist’s Projects You Can Paint – 10 Floral Watercolor by Kathy Dunham
Using watercolors to glaze on multiple layers.
I didn’t get this done very well, hers was quite bright, mine is very muddy. But I’m pleased with how I did the details of painting around the little spikes that stick out of the Echinacea Head.
gahh, soooo dark! I scribbled over the background with a white pencil, and added some white and dark to define the petals a bit more
Easy Landscapes by Jack Reid
Wet into Wet bleeding
Man, I am BAD at trees. They seem like such a simple shape, kinda triangle-y, how hard can it be? Trust me, they’re Hard! Another mediocre page. But I’m not discouraged, just being honest.