Monday, February 25, 2008

Stripy Horse - Finis


Stripy Horse - 17" x 23", Transparent WC on Arches CP paper.
He's done and ready to hang on the living room wall. But he needs a friend...

Friday, February 22, 2008

Stripy Horse - In Progress, Step 6


Almost done. Just some slight tweaking left on the Zebra and then the dreaded background.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Stripy Horse - In Progress, Step 5


Yep, I'm being pokey on this painting. Here's step 5.

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Stripy Horse - In Progress, Step 4


Step 4 - darkening the black stripes. There will be at least 3 layers of color on the dark stripes. This should give it some nice depth and glow.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Stripy Horse - In Progress, Step 2 & 3


Stripy Horse - 17" x 23"
Step 2 - the under painting on the black stripes.
Step 3 - The eyes.

Stripy Horse - In Progress, Step 1


Stripy Horse - 17" x 23" Transparent w/c on Arches CP paper
Step 1 - laying in the color for the white stripes. Note how dark the white stripes appear now without dark colors to offset it.

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Toots


Toots, 6" x 7" Transparent W/C on Yupo
Second painting on Yupo. This synthetic paper is so fun to paint on! You have to be careful not to touch it in the painting area. You can see the fingerprints in the green where the paint wouldn't stick.

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Illustration Friday - "Blanket"


Blanket3.5" x 2.5"
A quick illustration/watercolor for Illustration Friday. Theme is Blanket.