Monthly Archives: May 2013

Second Beach, Newport by Worthington Whittridge: Session 5

:: my setup in the gallery :: At the end of the last session, I had left off finishing the bottom left-hand side of the sky. ┬áThis is because I like to work on important edges with everything being wet, and the edge between the sky and rocks and hills are VERY important edges. ┬áThe […]

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

  Wishing you a fun and festive weekend! Liz

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Anatomy of Trees by Rex Vicat Cole

The Artistic Anatomy of Trees by Rex Vicat Cole First off, I am a fan of anything written by Rex Vicat Cole. He always covers topics in such an organized and thoughtful way. Making it easy to read through and begin to apply his lessons to your work immediately. All the diagrams are in black […]

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Second Beach, Newport by Worthington Whittridge: Session 4

After finishing the third session on this copy, I went home and thought a lot about this painting and how I wanted to proceed for the next session. Between the painting sessions, I spent time thinking about how I would begin my next session and also trying to figure out how to accomplish the soft […]

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Making a Coptic-Stitch Bound Sketchbook

In a few weeks, I am going on a trip, and I wanted to bring along a special sketchbook. My goal on this trip is to spend a lot of my free time sketching using quill and ink, exploring the medium, recording what I am seeing, and practicing drawing techniques. For about a month I […]

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