Posts Tagged “nature”

Hadeda Habits, 76x101cm, Oil on Canvas

Hadeda Habits, 76x101cm, Oil on Canvas

Dec 26, 2016 @ 06:00 I’ve meant to paint a Hadeda Ibis since moving to South Africa. Everyone considers them a nuisance, with their habit of squawking up a storm when they are flushed (hence the common joke that they are afraid of flying). But, if you actually take the time out to look at…

Working Weaver, 77x56cm, Watercolor on Paper

Working Weaver, 77x56cm, Watercolor on Paper

Aug x, 2018 Jan 16, 2017 @ 06:00 Been working on this quite a lot lately. Most of my time was being spent mixing up more green paint. This was remedied by a trip to the plastic store to get a bunch of little tubs I can tube paint into and mix up more than…

Colorful Tree Study

Colorful Tree Study

I’ve been dabbling in mixed media today, trying to figure out a workflow that, well, works. Filling large areas with colored pencil is annoying, and doing details in watercolor can be a headache. So why not fill large areas with the watercolor and do the details with colored pencil in the same work? Then you can…

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