Back to the Drawing Board

Yes, I’m back to my art studies now, and it’s almost like beginning again. After nearly three months away from my easels and sketch pads, returning now is definitely an adventure. I’ve been doing a bit of sketching, but mostly

Back to the Drawing Board

Yes, I’m back to my art studies now, and it’s almost like beginning again. After nearly three months away from my easels and sketch pads, returning now is definitely an adventure. I’ve been doing a bit of sketching, but mostly

Happy Blogaversery – Update

I do want to thank everyone for the friendship and encouragement I’ve received since I began “Artistcoveries” in 2016, and I hope to reach a point where I can resume my art studies this spring.

Happy Blogaversery – Update

I do want to thank everyone for the friendship and encouragement I’ve received since I began “Artistcoveries” in 2016, and I hope to reach a point where I can resume my art studies this spring.

What Else Would You Like to Do?

While recuperating, the closest I actually came to doing any art was to grab a sketchbook one day and doodle a bit. I actually spent more time playing with my kneaded eraser, however, than actually sketching anything.

What Else Would You Like to Do?

While recuperating, the closest I actually came to doing any art was to grab a sketchbook one day and doodle a bit. I actually spent more time playing with my kneaded eraser, however, than actually sketching anything.

Did Anybody Miss Me? :)

I apologize for the unscheduled absence from Artistcoveries. A sudden illness sent me to the hospital last week. I’m now home recuperating and hope to resume my art studies in the next week or two. Meanwhile, I’m enjoying a lot

Did Anybody Miss Me? :)

I apologize for the unscheduled absence from Artistcoveries. A sudden illness sent me to the hospital last week. I’m now home recuperating and hope to resume my art studies in the next week or two. Meanwhile, I’m enjoying a lot

When Colors Go Wrong

Although I made a lot of my usual mistakes in this painting, overall I think I’m fairly pleased with it — except for the color choices.

When Colors Go Wrong

Although I made a lot of my usual mistakes in this painting, overall I think I’m fairly pleased with it — except for the color choices.

Chiaroscuro

I’ve been working on chiaroscuro drawings, using graphite and shading techniques to create form.

Chiaroscuro

I’ve been working on chiaroscuro drawings, using graphite and shading techniques to create form.

Reflections

I’ve always liked this picture because of the “Monet-like” quality it has.

Reflections

I’ve always liked this picture because of the “Monet-like” quality it has.