Posts Tagged: graphite

Something Different

I did do a watercolor for today, but I wasn’t happy with it. The colors looked horrible together, and I joked about calling today’s post “Something Awful” or even “Something Ugly”. But then as I got ready for my husband’s

Something Different

I did do a watercolor for today, but I wasn’t happy with it. The colors looked horrible together, and I joked about calling today’s post “Something Awful” or even “Something Ugly”. But then as I got ready for my husband’s

How Loose is Too Loose?

I’m having a great time playing with watercolors. To celebrate my recent art “anniversary” I couldn’t resist gifting myself with a few beautiful new watercolors from M. Graham, including a dioxazine purple. Lately, purple seems to be one of my

How Loose is Too Loose?

I’m having a great time playing with watercolors. To celebrate my recent art “anniversary” I couldn’t resist gifting myself with a few beautiful new watercolors from M. Graham, including a dioxazine purple. Lately, purple seems to be one of my

The Value of Value

Going back to drawing in black and white has been a good learning experience for me. Perhaps the most important lesson it’s taught me is the value of value. We list value — or tone — as one of many

The Value of Value

Going back to drawing in black and white has been a good learning experience for me. Perhaps the most important lesson it’s taught me is the value of value. We list value — or tone — as one of many

Black and White

I love idioms. You know, those little phrases that work their way into the language whether they make any sense or not. Here in the Midwest we have a few that are uniquely our own and which sometimes leave people

Black and White

I love idioms. You know, those little phrases that work their way into the language whether they make any sense or not. Here in the Midwest we have a few that are uniquely our own and which sometimes leave people

What Shall I Draw Today?

I’m not much of a planner, especially where art is concerned. I’m more of an impromptu, spur-of-the moment sort of artist, and I love the crazy challenges I can come up with by randomly choosing what to draw — and

What Shall I Draw Today?

I’m not much of a planner, especially where art is concerned. I’m more of an impromptu, spur-of-the moment sort of artist, and I love the crazy challenges I can come up with by randomly choosing what to draw — and