Here’s some gouache floral studies from the past 6 weeks – perfect for sweaty evenings during this scorching summer.
Graphite on Dura Lar is a fun combination – and here’s my COVID-19 selfie.
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.
And then I have been sketching, mostly with a Japanese brush pen that still seems awkward. Just keeping things simple, like meditation.
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. And then I’ll open thisContinue reading “Dead flowers – is it a Corona thing?”
Two 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
First time out to paint this spring, trying out a newish easel at my favorite empty industrial park – yes, it’s 2020. Was close to finished and the wind blew everything over and smeared the painting. Nowhere to go but up! And good news? I can still zip up my painting jeans.
My oil paints are in my studio, my acrylics are in a barn in Vermont and I, now with the attention span of a fruit fly, am sequestered at home with gouache, watercolors, pastels, crayons, inks and, thankfully, paper. It’s been awhile since I’ve used these, and I am expecting a certain amount of painContinue reading “Art in the Time of Corona: week 1”