Today the sun was out and my painting area is flooded with light. I’m on the cold & flu tablets, stuffy head and sneezy, but for the first time in ages I felt like breaking out the watercolours. So I printed out the sketch and transferred it roughly to some cruddy watercolour paper that I didn’t care about screwing up (my decent watercolour paper stocks are running low). I was actually really nervous about painting with watercolours… yes, I know, I’ve used them for nearly 15 years, but I haven’t actively used them for over 6 months. The last personal watercolour painting I did was back in September 2011!
I have yet to watch the video (Enliighten blog by Daarken), but I saw the basic premise of doing a digital painting with only one brush and knew I had to try it. The idea is to use a brush that you wouldn’t necessarily gravitate to (i.e. not a round or chalk brush). I chose a ‘cross’ brush, shown […]
Feature over at Love Of The Goddess blog, plus two sketches from sketchfest – Yggdrail, the World tree from Norse mythology, and Star Empress.