November 28, 2017

Two versions of Lemons with leaves...

Hello, I'm not very updated on my blog, compared to Instagram where it's so much easier to show latest news, so to catch up here are two studies done of lemons with their leaves. They are done a few weeks ago and painted after slow drawing sessions from observation so too loosen up I painted without drawing and fast when putting first washes down, when that is dry I tend to slow down a little when adding shadows with second and third layers, but I still have the feeling of the first washes. You can also stay with only one go and one layer of course.
I recommend anyone to paint directly or draw directly with a ballpoint pen or any material that takes away the security when painting. You won't be afraid to mess up your paintings when getting used to it. Just paint no pain !

(50x32cm, paper is white, sorry for bad pictures!)

November 25, 2017

Still life "Grapes in white bowl"...

What I prefer in this still life is the little unrealistic graphic result, also when just a part stands out with details and light.

November 10, 2017

Back to figure drawing...

Tried out a new session of figure drawing yesterday I really hope I'll manage to go there regularly, that it will be a possibility that at lasts for a while. It's so healthy for any drawing which get so rusty and awkward without it. Looking forward next time already.