A few colour studies that I did on Saturday evening – from a wonderful little book by Wilcox that I have had for years.
These are VERY rough thumbnails trying his mixes
I find that continual on-location sketching is great for developing eye-hand coordination, composition, ability to sketch more complex views and linework. I have found that my sketching has improved dramatically simply by the sheer amount of sketching I have done over the years. However, I think that with my paint I need to do more work at home in the studio... I feel like it is easy to get into a rut with the colours I use. So I am really determined to do more experimentation.
BTW, this post will most probably be it from me for a wee while (not anything to do with the paragraph above... But other reasons totally!) See you around...
BTW2 – May is coming very soon and like last year Wendy Shortland has organised to go through some EDM challenges for Every Day in May. More on the FB Group
the Flickr group (ignore the 2011 in the url)
I will be back in May sometime!
Preparing for Barcelona - As many of you know, I am booked to go to the Urban Sketchers symposium in Barcelona in July. So as part of my 'trip prep' I am reading up as much histor...
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