The chill of the winter is coming back in and I just didn’t have it in me to go out in the cold and paint. So I stayed inside and drew. Here is a portrait of my 8 year old niece, Vinja. Vinja 9″ x 12″ col-erase pencil on strathmore 300 paper
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I was gone most of the day today, but sat down tonight to do a drawing of my little niece, lest I would be two behind. So here is my little niece “Nyssa”. A couple of step by step pictures as well. It’s too dark to take better pictures, perhaps I’ll scan it in tomorrow… Continue Reading
It’s weekend again! Yay! That means I was able to coax my son into sitting for me. They are such good kids… Here is my 13 year old son “Himanshu”, being so patient. 🙂 The drawing First color Notes And the finish Himanshu -2 9″ x 12″ oil on panel We had to run out Continue Reading
My 11 year old daughter Kiki sat so patiently for me today. Can’t wait for next weekend, I have 2 more kids that I can paint! This was a lot of fun. After my last few disappointments, I found myself smiling the whole time painting this. Doing portraits is one of my favorite things, for Continue Reading
Back home to watercolor but with an acrylic twist! Persian Princess- Chilero11×14Acrylic on cradled board with canvas textureFOR SALE Loved working on this! Haven’t done a real watercolor in so long that I almost cried at the delight of watching the paint run all over and do it’s watercolor-ey thing!To top that it’s actually acrylic Continue Reading
Emerging 16″ x 20″ Graphite / Acrylic / Oil on Stretched Canvas A sort of “emergence” / divergence for me from the usual watercolor. The technique highly inspired by Michael Shapcott… very liberating actually. I had a lot of fun! This was inspired by a sketch I did of my 8 year old daughter who Continue Reading
Ero 14″ x 11″ Watercolor on Yupo This is my cute nephew Ero! I struggled so much painting this and started over at 4 times….That is a first for me, haven’t stuggled so much with painting, ever! But here it is 😀
14″ x 11″Watercolor on YupoDone with the portraits of my 3 kids! What fun!Thanks all for all the advice on how to handle and frame paintings on Yupo!
My son Himanshu… contemplating… always…11″ x 14″ on Yupo.. again!I love this stuff! 😀Tell me your experience with Yupo. Have you found any interesting ways to mount/frame it?Do you spray it with fixattive before framing under glass?
Hey all,Meet my daughter Kirika A.K.A Kiki A.K.A Reindeer! My first painting on Yupo, which was a lot of fun!11″x14″ on Yupo