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Not much of a winter here yet…

Still I better at least be sketching  waiting for some real snowlandscape. For really good and inspiring lanscapepaintings check out Stapleton Kearns ! He also provides the BEST advice out there for any budding artist at his blog. A good … Continue reading

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Croquis – sketching with the non-dominant hand

I thought I would share some of the non-dominant hand croquis sketches. I am still not sure what is going on and why the resulting sketches turn out so surprisingly good in terms of eye-hand coordination. I did notice that … Continue reading

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Croquis – what to draw with?

I have tested an oil based pencil to see how it suits me when drawing croquis.It turns out to work fairly well. I can draw very light lines as well as press down hard for accents. Since it is oil … Continue reading

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Croquis – First impressions

I have heard so many positive opinions about attending life drawing or croquis as we call it. I finally got the opportunity and it was in many ways challenging. I went for chalk to draw with and a blending stump … Continue reading

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Why so quite?

M´m bmsm! Cmtch mmm lmtmr.

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Water and oil – what a mix!

I like Winsor & Newton Artisan oils and the fact that you can use water as thinner with them. It is a good thing that oil and water do mix Happy painting!

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Old school

Red porous sedimentary rock – chalk -on blue paper.  This is an interesting combination and the master that inspired me was Scott Bartner and his beautiful drawings that can be found at his site http://www.bartner.nl/index2.html , check out ‘works on … Continue reading

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Ink and wash trials 2

There is another way of handling the wash part of the ”ink and wash” drawing and that is to use watercolour pencils for the coloured wash. In this example the sketch is done in ordinary pencil and after that the … Continue reading

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