Monday, April 25, 2011
While painting this the phrase "Mind the Gap" came to mind and stuck. :)
Anyone whose rode the Tube in London knows this phrase!
Ive kinda got England on the brain
Friday, April 22, 2011
After they are colored - I etch them with an old scratch board tool. These three were done - 18 years or so ago! - left uncracked the insides dry out and it sounds like a marble is inside.
1 quart h2o
After that, strain the skins - some people let the dye cool, but I am way too impatient for that ! So in go the eggs and bring to boil again.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
another quick plein air. try as I might, just can't Not put the people that pass by in the painting.
Its such good practice.
New portrait over at the "About Face" blog - check it out HERE
Monday, April 18, 2011
Friday, April 15, 2011
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
All I can think of when I look at this is 'fire and ice' - hence the name. Love her fiery hair with that blue and white blouse. Hello, complimentary colors :)
This was a little quickie done after the longer portrait done at Monday nights open portrait painting session. click HERE to see the portrait I did first - which I LOVE.