Tag Archives: Series

Faces – Found….

Here’s a technique that I am curious about.  Paint random bits of color and shape, with nothing in mind regarding the outcome, and then “find” the image.  I cheated a bit, by indicating darkness where I thought eyes might be. … Continue reading

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Faces – …and another guy…..

Again, just a pencil, and a smudger, and very minimal detail.

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Faces – YIKES!

OK, this was was an epic fail.  Drawn from the Reference Photo at the end of the post.

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Faces – Young Girl

As usual, click any image to see it bigger in a new tab.   NOTE:  I’ll be posting 10-or-so more blog posts on this site, then I’ll be posting exclusively on InstaGram – @chermckittrick The reason for this is that … Continue reading

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Faces – Single Continuous Line

A couple faces, drawn out of my head, no reference photo, and drawn using a single continuous line.

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Faces – Man

I feel like ALL my faces are starting to look the same, but maybe that’s because I’ve been mostly drawing young women.  Here’s an attempt at a man’s face, using pencil and a smudger.  Reference Photo at the end.

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Faces – Line Drawing of a Young Woman’s Face

Title kinda says it all……..  I’m actually surprised that I did Faces for about 8 times, before something else caught my eye………….  The first one is Before I erased the pencil lines.

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Holy Creative Breakthrough, Batman!

(Click any image to open it bigger, in a new tab) So, I saw this idea to draw “in the style of” an artist you admire, and then try that style, multiple times, and try and make it your own…..  … Continue reading

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Working With a Theme – Moon and Heron

Well, this was an interesting exercise.  Again, using a moon as a background, this will use a Heron as the focal point.  If you’re a watercolor “purist”, just stop reading right now!  I used watercolors, a gold pen, a black … Continue reading

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Working with a theme – Before and After

So, my brother made this comment a while ago: …Looks like a dogs breakfast to me but I know when you’re done it will be great …. This was in reference to the Moon Silhouette Series that I’ve been working … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme

So, continuing on with the Theme of “things silhouetted against a moon”, I’ve done six more starter pieces.  I’m doing the moons two different ways, so far.  I’m also using an assortment of paper types – 400 lb rough, 140 … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme – Finished

(Go here for Part 1  or Part 2) Sorry for two posts in one day; I didn’t think I’d actually finish this piece today. My original small journal piece had a heron.  I find the dangle-y legs of the heron … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme – Part Two

(Go here for Part 1) I’ve glazed the moon with Quin Gold, and added some really bright green to the other area.  YIKES!  It looks horrid.  But I like how the moon is shaping up. I’ve used a darker color … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme

So, I’ve heard and read that working in a series, or working with a theme, is ALWAYS a good idea for improving your skills, so I’m going to give it a try. The theme will be “Things that are silhouetted against … Continue reading

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