Day 27 – A Drawing a Day – Barn and Silo

9 Oct
Day 27 “Barn and Silo.”  I welcome your comments! Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save...
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Day 26 – A Drawing a Day – JFK

8 Oct
Day 26 “JFK.”  I welcome your comments! Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save...
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Day 25 – A Drawing a Day – Perception

7 Oct
Day 25 “Perception.” Still life, graphite.  Feedback welcome! Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save...
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Painting “Sleepyhead,” step 5 (developing fur)

3 Aug
(Note: Did you miss Steps 1-4? Search for “Sleepyhead!”) Step 5 Tackling the chin, shadows. I need to work on the shadow between the paws a bit more, but I am starting to see a nice contrast forming to the...
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Painting “Sleepyhead,” step 4 (enhancing fur)

24 Jun
(Note: Did you miss Steps 1-3? Search for “Sleepyhead!”) Step 4 I’ve let the painting dry a bit, so that I can utilize the “fat over lean” method of applying paint. Moving away from ultramarine blue for a short time,...
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Painting “Sleepyhead,” step 3 (fur beginnings)

31 May
(Note: Did you miss Steps 1-2? Search for “Sleepyhead!”) Step 3 Keeping the warm color scheme, I’ve moved on to the fur. Again, using a tiny bit of Ultramarine Blue and Cadmium Orange (I combine cadmium Yellow and Cadmium Red...
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Painting “Sleepyhead,” step 2 (background)

31 May
(Note: If you missed Step 1, you can check it out here.) Step 2 Using the suggestion of Mikki Senkarik, I work from background to foreground, opting for a warm color scheme throughout the entire piece. Using a mix of...
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