Again, Into The Breech

Before describing today’s effort, I want to show you my shading study: I picked the unripened fig from the tree and placed it on the patio table. I correctly rendered the shape of the fruit and the shadow, but I don’t think I got the texture right. I showed this study to my wife, Joy. She […]

Amateur Hour

Yesterday I bit off a bit more than I could chew. I used mixed media paper. I usually use watercolor paper. I also tried to draw/paint a complicated form AND concentrate on the dark and light areas. The composition was passable, but today I am taking a step back. Today’s experiment: I happened upon a book […]

Bronze Big Cat

My  anti-colorization attempt yesterday, met with limited success, so I thought I would get back on the horse, so to speak, with another try today. My parents had this wonderful bronze statue of a tiger. It is probably from the 1930s, since I saw the very same statue in an episode of Agatha Christie’s Poirot, a […]