Thursday, May 7, 2015

Jumping Off Cliffs #Watercolor #Arches #KDAllegri

In my watercolor class, we are working toward painting one of Oregon's most famous tourist spots, Crown Point.  From the Vista House, seated on Crown Point, you have a magnificent view of the Columbia Gorge--miles and miles of rolling river, and scenic Oregon and Washington.  

As practice for the painting, the teacher had us paint cliffs, showing us the colors to mix and how to get the sweep of the rock with broad brush strokes.

I may have finished the painting by the time this is posted, so hopefully you'll see it soon.


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...