I foolishly/recklessly signed up to a ‘one week challenge’ for digital portrait painting, via @paintable.cc . I call this finished … More
Another Thursday, another profile
The casual portrait group I go to more-or-less weekly is quite popular, and unless you get there very early, chances … More
Scaring myself by trying new stuff . . .
I’ve never really tried watercolours, maybe because I’ve always vaguely assumed it would be hard to get beyond corny seascapes. However, this weekend … More
Picking up the ol’ digital paint brush again
Not nearly finished, but well underway- Presenting Miss Fish. Based on this lovely tintype photo from the 1880s. The tiny original is, in … More
A preliminary sketch going DoE
So, today, starting the process for a painting, with some charcoal studies. This one resisted my attempts at likeness to the original … More
More inky scribbles, and more trying to figure out how wrinkles work.
Pen and ink, with a dip pen … I always forget how much I enjoy using the stuff, and then … More
Grumpy in progress
Me, painting with actual wet paint rather than pixels. I suspect I won’t know when I’ve gone far enough until … More