Every Day in May: Day 21 – Mysterious Man ATC

Here’s another artist trading card.   I was watching  an old movie called  Ten Minutes to Live , which is a 1932 independent film by African American film director Oscar Micheaux.  It was included in a box of public domain DVDs we bought a while back.  There was this scene where the villian is coming downContinue reading “Every Day in May: Day 21 – Mysterious Man ATC”

More Ink and Watercolor: Looking Forward

My watercolor experiments continue.  So far my favorite colors for portraits are: scarlet lake raw sienna golden yellow french ultramarine violet a touch of burnt sienna I mix scarlet lake and raw sienna on the palette for the base color.  After that I go wet into wet and and apply an individual color on theContinue reading “More Ink and Watercolor: Looking Forward”

Ink and Watercolor Wash: Back to Sketching

I had been neglecting my sketchbook so I got out my dip pen and did a bunch of sketches.   The best of the bunch is this cartoon of my husband.  I found a picture that I had taken of him more than ten years ago and took a few liberties with it.  I applied anContinue reading “Ink and Watercolor Wash: Back to Sketching”

EDM#201 – Draw a Stapler

I thought I would round out the week by posting an Everyday Matters challenge.   These are great for my watercolor practice.  I’m actually not doing too badly with my watercolor experiments.   I’m so proud of myself.  At the beginning of the year I swore that no one could ever convince me to try watercolor.  NowContinue reading “EDM#201 – Draw a Stapler”