Edge/No Edge

Today I experimented with free form design. I drew half of it with an oil-based ink and the other with charcoal. On the inked side, I painted colors without variation; on the charcoal side I painted gradients of color. In the center, between the edged and no-edged form, I drew parallel inked lines. Each side […]

Yellow Succulent Flowers

Today’s watercolor experiment: At the risk of becoming succulent-obsessed, today’s study is yet another succulent. I bought this one at a food market. I thought it was a perfect complement to my orange-flowered one.  These flowers were just as difficult to draw as the orange ones. What I found very difficult was estimating the differences in tonal […]