From a picture provided by our teacher, we painted after watching local Minnesota watercolourist
Andy Evansen‘s video Andy Evansen: Secrets of Painting Watercolor Outdoors. In the video, Andy tells us: “Get in and get out” as well as a lot of other really great advice.
Following a few weeks of doing fast and loose painting of flowers, I was set to try this on a landscape.
Continue reading The Old Mill, in the style of Andy Evansen
This week in class we took what we learned about painting fast and loose by copying other artists’ work, and applied it to a live flower painting session.
This was just
so much fun! I did four paintings in the class time available.
Continue reading Painting: More Fast and Loose Flowers
This week’s class was more practice painting fast and loose. We did two pictures instead of the usual one, because we were so dang fast!
These images are
copies of another artist’s paintings, and as such these are not original work in any way. We’re learning, and I wish to make certain no one thinks anything more of these than that.
Continue reading Practicing Fast and Loose
Our class project today was another exercise in painting fast and loose. The teacher provided us with two options, one of which was a photo of three alstroemeria (“astronaut flowers”).
Continue reading Painting: “Alstroemeria: Fast and Loose”
Today’s sketch is a digital sketch using Corel Painter, a self portrait.
First painting class of 2017! We did an exercise in painting fast and loose; the teacher had a subject she’d pulled from the web, but I had a flower picture from a few years ago I wanted to try instead.
Continue reading Painting: “Purple Iris” — Fast and Loose Exercise
Sketch prompt: “A city of wonder”. Minneapolis Skyline and 10th Street Bridge.
I purchased an overhead camera from Amazon,
IPEVO VZ-1 HD VGA/USB Dual-Mode Document Camera, which arrived today. Set up was astoundingly easy. There is a special program you have to download to use the camera which available from their web site.
ipevo VZ-1 Document Camera
Continue reading Overhead Camera
Just finished this painting this week. It took 3 sessions to complete.
Continue reading tree farm