Friday, April 24, 2009

This is from Wetcanvas' All Media Event weekly paint which I used to be a regular at but now only join in occasionally. Anyway, I had an unplanned day off today and decided to paint this 1 year old boy. I only gave myself an hour but went over about 10 minutes. I really enjoy doing these little watercolor portraits and I've got a little collection piled on my desk. ;)
4 x 4 inches

(watercolor on 140 lb Arches cold press)

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Missy & Emma

This is for my friend, Missy, who I know loves her baby very much!. I love the pictures where she's kissing Emma and I wanted to try and capture that special moment between the two of them.
5 x 7

Sunday, April 05, 2009

Lying Around Portrait - Finished

Here is the finished painting. I really loved painting these girls. Everything just seemed to knit together easily. Of course, having a great referenced photo helps. I love the rose petals scattered around. They are the little extra that makes this portrait special. I also used a fairly limited palette of mostly warm reds and cool pinks balanced with blue and touches of yellow.

13 x 15 inches painted on Arches 140lb. cold press.

Drippy Daffodils

6 x 6 in. watercolor on Aquabord Daffodils are one of my favorite flowers and dozens of little clusters have been appearing in my yard s...