Monday, June 03, 2013

Peacock Proud

The DPW Challenge last week was to simplify or change the background to make the peacock stand out. Follow link to see the reference photo.

Nupastel and charcoal pencil on Mi Tientes pastel paper.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Night Bike ~ Different Ways

From The Different Ways Challenge, Daily Paintworks, on Saturday May 11, 2013
Night Bike

Challenge was to paint the same thing in two entirely different ways. Bike on left is water-soluble pencil on hot-pressed watercolor paper. Bike on right is Sharpie marker on 110 lb. smooth Bristol paper.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Blue Bowl and Pears

I was not happy with the still life I painted, so I scanned it, chopped it up virtually, and turned it into a collage.

"Pear Varieties of the Serengeti"


Sunday, May 05, 2013

Dahlias and more

These are photos of some work I've done this year. All are watercolor. The third one has some digital collage features.

 "Dahlia" 2/22/13. 
Ref. photo from WDE on WetCanvas.

An earlier version of  "Dahlia," work in progress, 2/22/13. 

 The "Crazy-Making" Challenge from 4/27/13 Daily Paintworks.

 "Clay Rose Creamer" 5/4/13