A gouache afternoon, covid continues

img_6173 A quiet Saturday afternoon with my gouache and a handful of carnations. Nice to paint after all the ink drawings that I’ve been doing. In other living room/studio work, I’m taking tentative attempts with silver point and gessoing panels for using with my new acrylics that arrived this week.

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And then I have been sketching

And then I have been sketching, mostly with a Japanese brush pen that still seems awkward. Just keeping things simple, like meditation.

 

 

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Dead flowers – is it a Corona thing?

I don’t have oil paints at home where I’ve been since March 13. I do have gouache, an opaque water soluble paint. A quick visit to my studio a month ago made clear to me that it wasn’t a good idea for me. I do miss miss my art neighbors.

img_6113And then I’ll open this tomorrow!

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Other things?

crayonsTwo images of iconic Boston views that I drew for my own coloring book were selected by Boston City Councilor Matt O’Malley for a #BosKidsatHome coloring book – have fun – http://www.votemattomalley.com/boskids

 

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