I saw this silhouette from inside, on the same night as I did the night-time sketches. I really like the atmosphere created by the very close values at night.
For fun, I went outside the other night and did some sketches. I could barely see what I was doing (I didn’t have a torch, only the moonlight), so I focused on the subject, and did them very quickly. I actually quite like how some of them came out—especially some of the marks I made.
I went outside last night and observed for a while and then came inside and did this. Not a very interesting composition with the moon smack in the middle, but I captured some of the lighting and colour effects that I wanted to. I’ll get organised soon and actually go outside with some paint (andContinue reading “Coloured-pencil nocturne”
One’s a strawberry. Dunno what the other one is. 😆 I need Google Lens so I can start identifying plants, but it’s not available for my phone yet. Or maybe an alternative, if someone can suggest one, because I’m not that fond of Google. I struggled with the background (and contrast) on this one. IContinue reading “Pot plants”
After watching a bad movie (admittedly, with a few funny and moving moments) at the Berkley, I sat on the concrete wall at Mission Bay Beach and sketched these at about 7.30/8.00 last night. Always a lovely sunset there on a clear summer evening. The moon was white, more like the second sketch, but IContinue reading “Mission Bay sketches”