The only overcast painting in my little moleskine! It’s much harder to capture beauty when you can’t rely on sunlight.
Ted Baker Pants in Electric Daydream Print
Could you do a speed painting video? It would be awesome to see you paint live... well almost :) I`d also love some advice on how to get into watercolours? Cheers
I’m flattered you want to see a speed painting video from me! I’ve actually never done any videos since I think I’m still figuring out a clean painting process for myself. A lot of my process right now is still very trial and error, but perhaps when I lock it down, I could do a video :).
The plein air paintings I post are actually gouache, which is like a cross between acrylic and watercolor. My biggest tip on working with watercolor/gouache is not to be afraid of the water. I like to wet the paper with clean water before I start painting so my initial pass with paint doesn’t dry right away. It’s also fun at this stage to do bleed effects with the paint in the bg (gives a cool blurry runny look). For watercolor, always work back to front and be aware of places where you want to “save your whites”. The whitest white you’ll ever get is your paper, so don’t cover it if you need it.
I work with gouache because it lets me layer paint. If I don’t like a certain thing I painted, or I want to cover up something in the bg, it’s easy to paint over it in gouache. Watercolor has more transparency, which makes it harder to paint over things (usually takes a few layers of paint).
Hope this helps!
Inque, my favorite villain from Batman Beyond. I started on this when I was rewatching the series, which I kind of miss since I realized how graphic and clean the style is.
One of my favorite paintings I’ve done during my lunch hour.
Like neon lights~ :) What I wore yesterday. I so wish they did glow in the dark!
The Kooples Cutout Sweatshirt in Yellow
Express Silver Metallic Shorts
Nordstrom Ribbed Lime Tights
Another one from work!
Last weekend, I saw the fluffiest, tiniest dog while shoe shopping. It looked like a stuffed animal and kept staring at me.
Lunchtime painting from last year!
Lunchtime painting at work! Trying to improve my painting skills and color~
Splash of color with my new sweater!
Maison Scotch Coral Yarn Sweater
Guess Pleated Faux Leather Lace Skirt
Today’s outfit made me feel like a denim soldier.
Guess Military Denim Jacket
Free People V-Neck Tie-Dye Tee
Free People Batik Ankle Skinny Jean