upside down. Whoops. Trying to get back into the habit of drawing every day. Ignore the date. I'm goofy and forget numbers. A lot. Artist thing maybe? Anyway you can see how it transformed from beginning to end. Yes it's free hand. Me and my goof bot this morning 🙂 he woke up right as … Continue reading New drawing this morning.
If you are an artist or striving to be, you probably have a ton of pages upon pages of practice doodles that didn't quite cut it. Or maybe that's just me. For some nutty reason I keep all of mine in a plastic bin and occasionally go through the scraps combing for ideas. When the … Continue reading Trash or Treasure?
I tried again to depict this very linear series through oil painting, this time with more success. I think it is largely due to the fact that this time I outlined the flower in black so that it better resembled the drawings, and the composition of this piece is much more developed. The butterfly patterns … Continue reading Butterfly Bouquet: oil painting
An addition to my artist series Butterfly Bouquet as I explore the various mediums of depiction.
combining elements of my butterfly bouquet series with steam punk, adding color by practicing water color painting.
Ink pen on paper treated with linseed oil (above) Love the aged effect of it, especially when trying to achieve a parchment look. This can be achieved by mixing a small amount of paint with large(r) amounts of linseed oil to dilute the paint. It took months for the pooled oil on these letters to … Continue reading Linseed oil – parchment affect, translucency, and WARNING.