One of the sweetest little guys I know and it was a pleasure to do a sketch of him!
This cute young girl is looking very pleased with herself! I have primed the pine boards with a tinted thick gesso. This leaves some brush marks on the board which I really enjoy working with.
Another beautifully happy young fellow, so fun to sketch!
A pleasure to draw the beautiful eyes of this little one.
Another lovely little one who has the most beautiful hair!!
This little fellow is full of life and it shines through in his lovely big smile!! So far I have been using just one pencil, an HB, and getting all the effects I am after.
Although this is not a still life it is a category that I am choosing to file the new sketches I have done of the kids. New for me to do and so fun!! This little girl loves to dance to the music of Swan Lake!
A young boy who is the happiest and the cutest for sure. He has the very best sticky up hair ever!! I have put the sketches in the painting/still life category because at this time I did not expect to need a portrait category or a sketch category. I sketch all the time … Read More
I started with a sketch intending to do a painting, but very quickly the sketch took on a life of its own and captured a rare glimpse of a little girl who rarely sits still. Haha! So I put a fixative and a sealer on the sketch and called it done.
Marigolds are one of my favourite flowers! They bloom all summer long and are dense with shades of orange, so bright and cheery! I placed them in a small mason jar on my table and painted them on a large scale.