Painting is hard! Colour mixing, perspective, transparency, relative values, which brush to use for which effect, how long to leave a layer before painting on top of it… So many things to think about—and all the while the (acrylic) paint is drying! But nothing worthwhile is ever easy. That’s why I’m here, learning. Here’s theContinue reading “Dark-sky rainbow”
My second exercise from 101 Techniques: Acrylics. I’m happiest with the pear on the left. 🙂
My first exercise from 101 Techniques: Acrylics. I thinned my acrylics and used them more like watercolours here.
This is my first attempt at a larger canvas (12×16″) and my own composition. It’s based on a photo I took.
Or rather, a tree and clouds. I didn’t really think about composition with this one. Too much to think about with colour mixing and just trying to get something that resembled a real scene onto the paper. Always learning!