In February I accomplished my goal of making a painting for every day of the month – more, in fact, because I actually did 30 paintings in 30 days. Just because Feb is a short month is no excuse to lessen your goals 😉 😀 I want to re-do my website, I think the wayContinue reading “February was Busy”
Based on Mike Smith’s photo of Neist Point Lighthouse, Glendale, United Kingdom, on Unsplash.
This self-portrait took 6 hours in Clip Studio Paint. I learned how to make a base with the bleed-y wet watercolor brush, put more solid colors on top with the tapered watercolor and oil paint brushes, and blended. It looks like traditional media more than what I was able to achieve before. Tournament Winner tookContinue reading “‘2021 Self-Portrait’ and ‘Tournament Winner’”
I’ve been trying out painting a study on paper with oil paint and some fluid acrylics, and then going over it with brushes in photoshop to push the values. I tend to make things too mid-tone, and this is helping me out. I’m currently watching a demo on light and shading by Axel Sauerwald andContinue reading “Gorgon Head Studies”
Trying to use a bigger brush here. My Dragon Age: Inquisition character, Aether. He’s great. Just optical color mixing here, no glazing/layers at all. Dorian Pavus from Dragon Age, after U Ri Sol, with small brushes. And later, a Dorian Pavus made with bigger brushes and a little more hand confidence. B&W study of Astarion,Continue reading “Portrait Studies Roundup – October & November 2020”