I plan to produce this as an original oil painting. I am thinking of using a red color scheme for the boat trim. I will probably set it in early morning, so cool morning light is called for... Read more »
I painted this study of a single boat at sunset, intending to use it as the basis for an oil painting later on. What do you think? I added a bit of graphite, just to accentuate the edges and the... Read more »
Master artist Jack White imparts some sage advice while reminding us that progress often occurs even when you least detect its presence. ———— Invisible Progress by Jack White Practice doesn’t make perfect. It takes perfect practice to see improvement. […] Read... Read more »
Art business coach Alyson Stanfield recently began a discussion of branding when it comes to being a successful artist. To quote Alyson: You get to decide who you want be in this world, how you show up, and how you... Read more »
(Drawing from life) pencil sketch of my... Read more »
Freda in window, update number three. I defined the chest area by lightly shading the sunbeam area on the window. Part of the window sill can be recognized now, and I have also deepened the body, and darkened parts of... Read more »
Freda in window, update number two. I began by defining the head and body with a 2H woodless pencil, followed by a light covering of a HB... Read more »
Pencil sketch of Sambi asleep.
My goal is to post sketches of works in progress, older sketches, and past roughs of projects I have been a part of over the years. This sketch became a pen and ink drawing in its final iteration.
I have just started my latest graphite drawing, “Freda in the Window.” This is a rough sketch to get the placement and composition situated on the... Read more »
Jack White, the master painter, has some great advice for artists about what to do to avoid failing to sell your art. One of the first things is so obvious, but true: No one can buy your art if it... Read more »