Sunday, May 3, 2015

Apparently Pears #watercolor #StillmanAndBirn #Zentangle

This started as another painting exercise from Kory Fluckiger's "Watercolor for the First Time'.  About half way through, I decided that I had probably taken in most of what this book had to teach--not that the book is bad, but is a bit basic for me.  I enjoyed the exercises I did, and they were good practice. If I go awhile without painting, I might consider doing them again as a warm-up to get started.

Meanwhile, instead of completing the painting as per the exercise, I decided to do some tangling instead.

Yarka St. Petersburg pan watercolors in a Gamma Stillman and Birn's sketchbook.  Linework was done with Ohto Graphic liners in a variety of tip size.


Ginger Horse #ZentangleInspiredArt #FountainPen #PenAndInk

You know how sometimes a work just fights you while you're trying to draw it?  I had an idea tickling my brain, a desire to combine styl...