Tag Archives: Gouache

Faces at a Conference

This sketch shows people talking together after a group dinner. I like the expressions on their faces. I drew with crayon and then later added gouache over most of the page.

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Do Danish Cows Like Gouache?

I was out looking for a scene to paint and stopped at a bird sanctuary. It was a gorgeous scene with a pond, geese, a meadow, trees, and a herd of cows. Since I am traveling without an easel, I … Continue reading

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Another Danish Tree

I have been using a lot of crayon-resist lately. I like the texture and mix of colors it gives when it is overpainted with a simple gouache wash. I also appreciate the crayons for being so easy to bring along … Continue reading

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After Dinner

After dinner, while the others were chatting, I sketched on my iPad. It has been a long time since I used Procreate for drawing, and I remember now how much I like this app. Later, I superimposed the sketch over … Continue reading

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Hotel Lobby II

This sketch is a continuation of yesterday’s post, looking a little more to my right. I thought the rich deep colors of the hotel lobby seemed to cast a mood on the people sitting at that table.

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Flowers in a Hotel Lobby

It started to rain, so I waited with a cup of coffee in a hotel lobby in Copenhagen. As I sat there, I began to sketch the flowers on the table in front of me. I wanted to fill in … Continue reading

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Drawing in the Glyptotek Winter Garden.

Sitting in the Carlsberg Glyptotek cafe, I could look down into its winter garden. The large hall with its skylights and lush tropical plants is filled with a warmth that invites people to linger and appreciate. It must have been … Continue reading

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