My computer-painted characters are quicker and more satisfying to draw. I had to reach back into my experience mixing acrylic paints to think of the right kinds of shadows. Still, I feel more confident that I can paint in a pleasant way any subject that occurs to me. Backgrounds and bodies soon to come.
Archive for June, 2014
This is eryops. He’s everyone’s prehistoric pal.
Morning paintings, on my deck. I’m aware that one of the cars is on the sidewalk, but I didn’t plan this one very well. Still, I like it.
Trying to do shadows, contrasts, in a different colour palette. Still a ways to go, but I’m happier with some aspects. Seems to take a lot of practice.
These are sketches from the backyard garden of my cherished friend. Above is a gingko tree, though it’s hard to tell. Below, a hair in the scanner, darn it. But I’m too lazy to erase it. The spindly-looking thing is a catalpa tree, which apparently takes a while to “leaf out.” I was using Asian […]
Parc des Faubourgs. I painted this from the steps of the Latin American Church across the street (rue Ontario). That’s my bike on the right. Square Viger. Called “Square” in both English and French (not “Carré”) This is an odd little place, full of sculpture, but which has a bed reputation, because it’s isolated and […]