I teach watercolor to artists at all levels from absolute beginner to very advanced artists. And I find this very satisfying, but I particularly like helping new artists and it gives great joy to see students work hard and improve, develop and get better, and often in a shorter amount of time than you might […]
I did this demo for my watercolor class at Lincoln Square Community Center. It’s a copy of a contemporary watercolorist from his latest book Watercolor Masterclass, 4 Pillars of Watercolor”. I announced my Patreon giveaway of the month for May already and am announcing now that this will be my giveaway to oner of my […]
I want to share a new tool that’s available on gumroad called Colour Constructor that helps with determining how local color is affected by light. In other words, we are familiar with the theory of cool light creating warm shadows and vice versa – this tool will help you create those conditions and test them. […]
A friend mentioned that he liked the architectural details in the painting, I thought I would describe a little my approach in this particular painting. On the lamp post on the right, somewhat in the distance, I used gouche mixed with cad yellow and orange for the gold trim, just a few strokes. For the […]
Recently I’ve begun in the figure drawing class to experiment with “troix crayons.” This is a drawing of Lex done with red, black and white which I did earlier this evening. Here is an online site with instruction and information on the concept of “troix crayons.” http://georgetownatelier.com/tutorials/figure-trois-crayons/
What Causes Age Embrittlement and Cracks in Paint?.
My friend, Evelyn Chin, commissioned me to do a portrait of her cat that she loves and this is the result. I bought a complete set of Prismacolor Nupastel pastels and acomplete set of Carb-Othello pastel pencils especially for this commission and it was great fun to work with these new materials. After doing an […]