Painting a Photograph?…
Why paint a photograph you ask? Well I ask why not?
The Pantone Colour of 2018 is 18-3838 Ultra Violet. Considering that purple is one of my least favourite colours, I’ve been unusually obsessed with it for months now. Continue reading “PURPLE ORCHID”
My sister and I were having a painting day because she wanted to try my oil paints before deciding to buy some for herself or not. This day I chose a purple water lily from my iStock photo collection to reference for my painting. I quickly discovered that Continue reading “PURPLE WATER LILY”
I love painting portraits, I find them pleasantly challenging. I have pulled out my oil paints for this one because I haven’t touched them for a few years, and why not right?
I decided to take pictures as the painting progressed Continue reading ““RAULE””
I like the vibrant colours in this painting. It’s an acrylic on canvas done in CMYK+W. The rocks, beach, and water are my favourite parts of the piece. However, the things that kind of bother me Continue reading “BEACH SUNSET”
While visiting Phoenix, Arizona, I was driven up a large hill called South Mountain to Dobbins Lookout. I have to say the drive up made my stomach somersault into tight nauseating knots, but once we got up there… man, that view!
We arrived at twilight Continue reading “ARIZONA SUNSET”
Once again I find myself in my iStock photo stash, and there is a flower field basking in warm morning sunshine so I decided I would like to make an abstract version. Still interested in trying out digital painting I went ahead using a soft round brush. I have now Continue reading “TWO IN ONE”
Inspired by ocean cliffs, I hand painted the original artwork with water colour paints then digitally stylized the painting to give variation and vibrant energy with texture. Continue reading “SECLUSION”
I paint mostly in acrylics because that is the medium that was focused on in my youth, however, recently I was given some oil paints. I have painted with oil paint in the past, but because it was so different from acrylic, and needs a lot more supplies, I Continue reading “WILDFLOWERS BESIDE OLD FENCE”
I’ve recently taken up with oil paints again, but now I am remembering why I had stopped. They are so completely different from acrylics or water colours. I am forging forward with the oils still, but for a lark I decided to work with the same techniques in Photoshop. Continue reading “DIGITAL DIVA”