• Day 236 "Tree Patterns" mixed 12 x 9 - trying something new

    22 days ago - By Jody Regan

    I have been sitting on my porch with coffee in the mornings, looking at a group of trees in the corner of the yard. In the morning, the sun comes in behind them, making beautiful sunlit patterns.
    Recently, I was looking through Moira Huntly's book " The Artist's Drawing Book " by David and Charles publishers 1994.. She has a number of interesting techniques, including one I began to explore today.
    I laid down a watercolor wash to approximate the greens and values of the trees. Then I laid charcoal over the entire page, and wiped out the lights using a gum eraser. I'm interested in the...
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