Sketching Now Buildings begins and I couldn’t be more excited! I sketched my home and the first of the intro assignments, which I’ve done before. I’ve never finished the course, so I’m determined to do so this time! It is really interesting to see my own growth in these exercises. If you’d asked me, I… Continue reading Buildings Begins
More lost days, then a little Bob Ross inspiration. Since I’m really keen to learn how to paint landscapes, I decided to try Bob Ross in watercolor. I learned a lot about how different oil paints are from watercolor! Ha! Then a second attempt. Yep, I need a whole different set of techniques than Bob… Continue reading September 2021 Sketchbook
Foundations lessons, and inspiration from Time Team! I fell in love with those medieval maps! Need to find a way to learn how to do that! I copied this one from the screen! I was too overwhelmed to sketch Montezuma’s Castle while on location, so sketched this from a photograph. Clearly I need more practice,… Continue reading Time Team & Montezuma’s Castle
Painted on location at Bell Rock, Sedona, Arizona!
A landscape, painted on location at the Japanese Friendship Garden.
Painting landscapes is one of my dream goals. Every time I try it I loathe what I do. Then I go back a few months later and realize I actually like it. Now, a couple years after I made these first attempts I realize something I simply did not get when I started–there is a… Continue reading Early Landscapes