Monday, September 10, 2007

Gouache dog studies...

These are on Arches Cold Pressed paper
They are about life sized when exanded.

Still getting to know the medium. The Scottie is such a cool shape to work with...

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Cambria Coast

I painted this one in the studio. I think this is starting to look more like my oils. I'm trying to treat the gouache paint like oils... picking up piles of paint instead of all washes. The hardest thing to get used to is the values changing as the paint dries.

5" x 7" gouache on paper

Psa 89:9 You rule over the surging sea; when its waves mount up, you still them.
I did these two small sketches Saturday morning. I was about 95 degrees by the time I finished the second one... at 11 a.m.!
gouache on paper
3" x 4.5"