Category Archives: Figurative

Name Monster..

I did a project with my 9 year old Granddaughter – she called it a Name Monster.  She actually made a video that she eMailed to me, so that she could instruct me – how cool is that? Take a … Continue reading

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Vietnam…… My Watercolor Journal…..

(As usual, click the pic for a slightly bigger view in a new tab) Well, I’m finally getting around to posting the pages from my watercolor journal…..  Jen, one of my travelmates, was waaaaaaaaaaaaaay more productive in hers, as usual….  … Continue reading

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Pencil Sketch of an Eye

I just did a YouTube Tutorial by Darlene of RapidFireArt – Yowza, is this girl talented. I spent about an hour doing this drawing, and it was definitely time well spent.  All I used was a cheap 6B pencil, kneadable … Continue reading

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A new painting for our Dining Room…

Hey, it’s been awhile……….. I have been wanting a big-ish painting for our dining room, and I had a 24″ x 30″ canvas laying around, and today I actually started working on it, yay!! Since I haven’t done any figurative … Continue reading

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Challenge – Circus

(Click the images to see them bigger, in a new tab) So, this time, Jen and I used the same Reference Photo to do her latest Challenge, which was “Circus”. Here’s Mine And Here’s Jen’s  

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Gouache…..

(Click the images to see them bigger, in a new tab) Jen’s “challenge” from her ArtTutor group was camel, which immediately made me think of that old Maria Muldar Song “Midnight at the oasis, Send your camel to bed”, so … Continue reading

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Experimenting….

(Click the images to see them bigger, in a new tab) I was playing around with different ways of adding color to an image.  I’d drawn this image in pencil, then ink, then I splattered paint on loosely and randomly.  … Continue reading

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