My Third Vignette

So, before I start on the bigger picture of my Italy drawing (see earlier post), I started practice using wet on wet technique so famously done by Joseph Zbukvic. In this one, I tried to recreate the washes used by Mr. Zbukvic.  I started with a yellow and mixed in some blue/brown/red to get a purple…

Beach Family

This weekend, I headed to the beach for some pencil drawings.   I first strolled the beach and saw a family with a young child.  It made for a nice picture with some content and substance. I started with a simple pencil drawing and sketch. Then , I used the watercolor paints to color.  I…

Revisiting the Sketch Book

As I start my journey into watercolor, I am revisiting my childhood in drawing.  Drawing is , of course, the crucial link to a good painting. When I was young, I loved to draw. I also loved my art classes. I painted with watercolor when I was in the 3rd grade and remember it vividly….