View Full Version : WDE Feb 10: Horses, sunflowers & pastries [poss. MI]
02-12-2012, 06:20 PM
Here are some watercolor sketches again
Horses - 4x4" 300# CP (1 hr)
Sunflowers - 5x3" on 300# CP (approx 20 min)
Pastries - 2/3 of 7x10" Canson Mix-Media 98# (20 min)
I also did some super quick sketches of the portholland-cornwall and the cow scenes, but those were muddy blurs not worth posting!
I'll try to finish the horses & sunflowers later & may also reattempt the portholland-cornwall beach scene.
02-12-2012, 06:28 PM
I like all these, the horses especially - great sense of movement.
02-12-2012, 08:26 PM
Such lovely "wild" horses :)
02-12-2012, 08:29 PM
great sketches! especially like all the pastries... such simple lines defines them so well!
02-13-2012, 07:17 AM
I'd love to see these 'unblurred' Marilou!
Can you scan instead of photo'ing them?
Thse horses look very lively and the colours on all are lovely!
02-13-2012, 07:46 AM
Good quick sketches - you really captured the pastries with minimal linework.
02-13-2012, 08:19 AM
Nice sketches Yep I like the blurry effect on the horses it give movement illusion
02-13-2012, 08:21 AM
I particularly like the colors in the pastries!
02-13-2012, 09:26 AM
Very good desserts. Brief strokes but effective. The horses are energetic too.
02-13-2012, 09:53 AM
I like the fresh-and-loose treatment, especially in the pastries.
02-13-2012, 09:55 AM
wonderful set of sketches, I love the motion of the horses!
02-13-2012, 12:12 PM
I like all of these especially the pastries, yum!
02-13-2012, 12:18 PM
I like what's going with the pastries...and your quick loose w/c sketches!
02-13-2012, 04:14 PM
Those horses sure look lively, well done
02-13-2012, 08:28 PM
Beautiful sketches , I love the looseness of your work.
02-13-2012, 09:08 PM
Maureen, I'll try to take better photos for the next group of pics! With a better cell phone (trial l phone replacement takes terrible pics, so back to my previous phone) & in better light.
Admittedly though, some of the smudge factor is the not so great paints since I was trying to use up old Reeves again, + my painting on a small scale as practice for the flower ATC project. My really loose style doesn't translate to tiny very well ;-> (I actually used a regular paintbrush this time instead of my usual waterbrush).
02-14-2012, 06:57 PM
They look great! My new iPhone 4S takes really great photos.
02-17-2012, 02:59 AM
Instead of touching up the small watercolor sketch, I ended up painting the horses again in acrylic on 24x24" gessoed MDF board during my painting class (instead of starting a winter scene... I decided the horses were a lot more interesting! ;->).
02-17-2012, 05:45 AM
Great sketches on all, lots of loose and vibrant movement with the horses, well done to you. Thank you.
02-24-2012, 03:19 AM
Here's an update on the horses
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