The blind drawing below is unintelligible in parts. This reminds me of some of my earlier attempts at this technique. I don’t know what happened, unless my mind (and hand) wandered.
Sometimes the process of blind drawing leads to epic fails. For instance, the misplacement of the man’s hat in the sketch below. I don’t remember the sequence of my pen strokes, but I did go back (in a sighted way) to re-outline the hat. I try not to shy away from fails.
This was an attempt to combine clouds with blue skies. First, I used liquid latex to mask areas for the clouds, then I painted the blue sky. I knew that the sharp edges around the mask would need to be soften, as clouds are soft. On some of the edges, I added water, before the […]
Today’s (almost aborted) watercolor experiment: Having worked for the past several days on painting studies of real leaves and trees, I thought I would delve into the abstract. My plan was to use my latex resist, pour out a leaf-like design, let it dry, experiment with colors on the uncovered paper, remove the resist and proceed based […]