Tag Archives: Gouache

Model in a Closet

The Tuesday night Zoom model sat in her closet, surrounded by an abundance of clothing and accessories. The richness of the pose was exciting and I worked to capture as much of it as I could. But the sketch got … Continue reading

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And Around Again

While we are under the Coronavirus stay-at-home order, I have been making small experimental paintings. I began this one by making random marks with gray ink and wax medium on slick Bristol paper. I added the color with gouache and … Continue reading

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She Went for Haughty

Yesterday, our Tuesday night Zoom model dressed in an old fashioned blue gown and held a lace parasol. She told us she was going to do a haughty pose, to go along with the outfit. I think I caught more … Continue reading

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Poinsettia on a Side-table

The poinsettia plant seems to keep its leaves and flowers a long time, a fact I appreciated very much when I went to paint it. I wanted to make an abstract background to contrast with the orderly array of red … Continue reading

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Companions

Happy New Year! We continue to stay home under Southern California’s stay at home order. I miss getting out to paint but am staying busy doing small intuitive sketches in my notebook. This one is modeled on the work of … Continue reading

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Last Zoom Figure Drawing of 2020

As usual, I sketched on Zoom with the Fresno group this Tuesday evening. The model was great, he dug up a costume from the 70’s that included bell bottoms and platform shoes. It was so authentic that at one point … Continue reading

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A Covid Kind of Christmas

Our model for last night’s Zoom figure group came in holiday colors and a mask, perfect for a COVID kind of Christmas.

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