I got the book Little Ways to Learn Acrylics from the library, and it’s brilliant. 50 small projects, in different styles, that start very simple and get progressively harder. I asked my kids to each pick a painting from it that they’d like me to paint for them, and this is the first one, forContinue reading “Deep blue sea”
I’ve been reading a bit about colour theory and had a go at creating my first colour wheels. The wheel on the left is based on my warm primaries, and the one on the right is based on my cool primaries. You can see I completely stuffed up some (most?) of the mixing, especially alongContinue reading “Colour wheels”
I’m excited to say, I bought some decent (Schmincke Akademie acrylic) paints today—along with some gesso, new brushes, and other bits and pieces to move my painting forward. Can’t wait to try out the new colours!
No representation intended. Just playing with marks and colours.
The orange background was totally contrived. I just thought it might make a fun contrast with the blue vase. Kinda overpowering.