Meer, sky and water

By Sketches, Studies

I went out and went after sky and water studies in watercolor after finding those things to be the least convincing in my first outing.  Here are a selection of attempts. It’s an interesting problem trying to figure out how to deal with water.  Watercolor is going to require a…

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Autumn Updates

By Sketches, Studies

Quick check in with some drawings from last week… Went at the Meer with an actual brush and some Dr. Martin’s Black Star ink.  Both of these pieces were on a toothy cold-press card.  Both images are of the Copse on the Southern shore.  In the second one you can…

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Meer and Far, 12.03.12

By Sketches, Studies

Second Autumn has found its way to New York with a near 60 degree day or two.  I’m getting over a cold but found the willpower to hasten my way down to the meer after a few weeks “off”*. Kathleen gave me a bunch of cold-press single sheets and i’ve…

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Compositional studies: Chardin mid-late

By Studies

  Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin took a fifteen year hiatus from still lifes.  instead doing mostly domestic genre works, many that he is famous now for.  his return to still life would be concurrent with a royal pension and residency at the Louvre.  access to far wealthier objet d’art would change the…

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