Charting my oil colors

I recently added several new colors to my oil palette, and to get familiar with them and how they fit in with my other colors I did a few fun and enlightening exercises.First I charted my colors using a tip by Dianne MizeĀ (shown below), and once I had all of those colors out on my… Continue reading Charting my oil colors

Sketch practice #74

Tis the season! We received a box of wrapped presents from Matt's parents and this little gift with translucent ribbon caught my eye to sketch. I liked the combination of the box's hard, straight lines with the softer characteristics of the ribbon. This morning Matt helped me out with my new easel by constructing a… Continue reading Sketch practice #74