A bunch of drawers that draw.
I have to thank Sir G(eorge) for nudging me to do this... but please view at your own risk, for I'm not an horse expert and frequently mix up the fetlock with the pastern. Heck, I didn't even know horses don't have clavicles! But I applied some human figure drawing techniques to lay down the basic shapes on paper, so here is a series of W.I.P shots. Hope some of it makes sense...
Here's what I ended up with... on A3 paper, with Sanguine Conte (and some watercolor for BG).…Continue
Interesting paintings. I liked the woman & kite series a lot :)
Added by Akhila Akhlix on February 25, 2012 at 12:54am — No Comments
Thought it will be interesting for you all. Do watch the video.
Please check this out. Stumbled upon it accidentally.
Here is an artist... who just blew my mind off! Names Steve Miller who makes photo-realistic paintings! His fascination with detail became his calling card. He sold his first drawing at the age of 11 and has been selling ever since.
His first solo show in 1983 was a smashing success, selling 33 of 35 originals at the Granary Gallery on Martha's Vineyard. In 1989 he began his affiliation with Gallery Hencoh in New York City. Between the 2…Continue
After Sketchbook saturday, Vidhu brought up an interesting question." Why do people abstract?" I was telling him about the abstract attention-seeking work of the artist who does not know how to draw, and the abstraction of artists who have gone beyond exploring realism. Prabal then articulates it beautifully. "There is a huge difference between Abstracting and the Abstract!"
The conversation then turned to…Continue
I have been doing palette knife painting regularly for the past few months. Some things that I learnt:
1) Use knives that are sturdy and do not 'bend' with the pressure.
2) Have a variety of shapes, from the broad spatula kinds to pointed, sharp edged ones.
3) Use broad spatulas to do surfaces like skies, walls and backgrounds and use the sharper ones to do finer details.
4) Palette knives…