Category Archives: Portrait

Direct Watercolor, it’s almost over!

Day 5, 6, 7 and 8 of the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge. Continue reading

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Direct Watercolor, Day 1

When ‘direct watercolor’ isn’t your go-to painting strategy, and you’re taking the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge, you need some strategies to take the leap: Strategy #1: Pick a forgiving subject Continue reading

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Coffee Shop Sketches to wrap up the year

‘Tis the season for drawing in coffee shops. Because I’m a cold wimp. So come 60-ish degree weather (yes that’s cold) I’m headed indoors. Drawing in coffee shops is a great way to start at people drawing, if you find … Continue reading

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Monday’s Mixed Bag

Last week was thin on sketches: when the temperature hits 110+, (a record for the city) you stay home and do pretty much nothing. Still, here’s a few things, mostly from before the heatwave. Some days are better than others. … Continue reading

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Monday roundup

Last week in sketches. Continue reading

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Another week in sketches

A weekly roundup… Continue reading

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Last week’s little sketches

Everyday sketches from last week… Continue reading

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