I wasn’t sure whether I liked Van Gogh’s paintings to begin with, but the more I’ve studied them, and the more I learn about him, the more I do. In fact, I love them now. I thought I’d have a go at a section of The Starry Night to see whether I could replicate theContinue reading “Vincent's stars”
I was tempted to avoid painting this, because I found the pegs hard to draw (and I thought I’d stuff them up painting them), but I’m glad I didn’t. The colour in the photo’s not quite accurate (what looks like a red peg is actually bright pink), but you get the idea.
I enjoyed picking up two (or more) colours on the brush and making marks with them.
These are some flowers on our kitchen table. I think they are chrysanthemums—although you probably can’t tell from these paintings. 🙂 I struggled to make the marks I wanted for the petals. Maybe I used the wrong brush (a number 8 round). Or, more likely, I just don’t know how to use it yet. 🙂Continue reading “(Attempted) chrysanthemums”