Friday, July 28, 2006
Friday, July 21, 2006
monotype, watercolor 4"x4"
This is my nibblefest entry for this month: Raining Cats & Dogs. NFAC on ebay. I used watercolor crayons. I may use regular watercolor on the ghost just to see the difference. WC crayons can go on pretty thick. I'd like to try glazing next.
Friday, July 14, 2006
5x6 linocut, b&w, rev faux-print
First linocut. Almost too easy to cut -- have to be careful not to gouge the block. I scanned in the block, flipped it, darkened it to mimic a print. Looks pretty good. Have to try printing it tomorrow and see what I really get.
Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Thinking aloud in pastels. Don't know why I didn't think of this before -- just coloring away. 8-] I'm considering flipping the house and moon on the top. Only the nude is carved (in outline) -- rest is speculation at this point.
Sunday, July 09, 2006
Here's a framed monoprint signed by Loki. He got into a bag of frames and matts before I could use them and I was complaining to everyone about it. My nephew had the brilliant idea of using them for pictures of Loki. Terrific! So here's Loki and his handiwork, pre-chewed by the model. How many artists can say that?
Tuesday, July 04, 2006
Ok, it's an experiment. Not bad for a first pass. The ghost was very light so it lent itself to watercolor. I only had one yellow -- gamboge -- so there were only so many greens to get from that. I like the way the face detail came out. It looks like our 1972 selves at Blackburn College. 8-]