Waterskiing Sisters – Gouache Painting

Waterskiing Sisters – Gouache Painting

Waterskiing Sisters - Gouache Painting One of my last remaining homework for the art academy is a 'nearly' act drawing of several people. I chose this picture of the Windsor sisters that I found on Pinterest and Flickr. The reference... Weiterlesen
Act drawing – Aquarell painting

Act drawing – Aquarell painting

Act drawing #3 - Aquarell painting My third 'nearly' act drawing is a ballet dancer. I painted her with Aquarell watercolor on tinted paper (Mi-Teintes). I found the reference photo on Pinterest and traced it back to a Tumblr Blog, but... Weiterlesen
Claudia 4 JKPP – Pencil Portrait

Claudia 4 JKPP – Pencil Portrait

Claudia 4 JKPP - Pencil Portrait The sixth portrait is from Claudia, also a JKPP member, who can be found on Flickr under "Heal and Inspire". I have made a portrait of her already once, a year ago, but from a... Weiterlesen
Jean Marc 4 JKPP – Coal Portrait

Jean Marc 4 JKPP – Coal Portrait

Jean Marc 4 JKPP - Coal Portrait This portrait of Jean Marc is the fifth portrait and the fifth contribution to the 30in30 Challenge with Leslie Saeta. Jean Marc is like the others a member of the JKPP (Julia Kay's Portait Party) on Flickr. The... Weiterlesen
Synchrotron 4 JKPP – Pastels Portrait

Synchrotron 4 JKPP – Pastels Portrait

Synchrotron 4 JKPP - Pastels Portrait Here is the fourth portrait as my fourth contribution for the 30in30 Challenge with Leslie Saeta. Synchrotron is the Flickr name of this JKPP member. His other half of the face is in the shade which makes for... Weiterlesen
James 4 JKPP – Pencil Portrait

James 4 JKPP – Pencil Portrait

James 4 JKPP - Pencil Portrait Here is the third portrait for the third day of the 30in30 Challenge with Leslie Saeta. It is done with pencil on creme colored paper which you might not see clearly on the photo.... Weiterlesen
Sgraffito Technique – Series Part 1

Sgraffito Technique – Series Part 1

Sgraffito Technique - Series Part 1 This is the first part of a series of Sgraffito paintings that I did for the art academy. The term Sgraffito is usually associated with wall decor and ceramic surfaces and comes from the Italian... Weiterlesen
LKS Advanced Course 1 Homework

LKS Advanced Course 1 Homework

LKS Advanced Course 1 Homework As before, so also this time - after the Advanced Course 1 we received a list of assignments as homework to be painted at home until the next compulsory course. On the first day of the next... Weiterlesen
Grado Sunset – Aquarell Painting

Grado Sunset – Aquarell Painting

Grado Sunset - Aquarell Painting My vacation is slowly coming to an end and I can't leave Grado (Northern Italy) without posting at least one painting of this place. This is one of several stunning sunsets that I saw here. It is... Weiterlesen
Tolstoy Portrait – Aquarell Painting

Tolstoy Portrait – Aquarell Painting

Tolstoy Portrait - Aquarell Painting. Today is Leo Tolstoy's 186th birthday and Google honors this with a doodle. So I decided to paint his portrait for the 30in30 challenge. I found an old postcard photo on eBay which I used as... Weiterlesen
Vegetable Still Life – Fineliner Drawing

Vegetable Still Life – Fineliner Drawing

After taking some time off for redesigning my webpage (check it out!), I am back to posting some drawings. The following still life with organic vegetables shows one red cabbage, one kohlrabi with leaves and several yellow turnips. I did... Weiterlesen
Memories of Vacation

Memories of Vacation

Now that the 30in30 Challenge is over, I lost the routine a little bit. Of course, I will continue to draw and post my drawings, just not quite as often.   This latest drawing is again part of my homework... Weiterlesen
Fruit Bowl

Fruit Bowl

After a break yesterday I am back and need to catch up. So, here is my #23 - a still life with apples and a banana in a bowl, artistically arranged on a drapery. This way I can start to... Weiterlesen
An apple a day …

An apple a day …

Two busy days threw me off schedule with my drawings, and even more so with posting my pieces. So, without further ado - here is my #6 - a still life with apples that would look much better in color.... Weiterlesen