The Challenge of Portrait

THE CHALLENGE OF PORTRAIT

9x12" original watercolour painting Well, this portrait was a tough one. The spot light on the model put his face half in shadow, so...

Seahorse Sally

SEAHORSE SALLY

$60 - 5x7"original watercolour painting with 8x10"mat Seahorse Sally: A passionate swimmer, Sally enjoys exploring tropical coastlines,...

 
 
 
Seahorse Charlie

SEAHORSE CHARLIE

$60 - 5x7"original watercolour painting with 8x10"mat Seahorse Charlie: Shy but intelligent, Charlie likes long swims in the sea, root...

Companion

COMPANION

$60 - 5x7"original watercolour painting with 8x10"mat I really enjoyed painting this patient little companion, with all his warm browns...

 
 
 
Tortoise shell glasses and a grey cat

TORTOISE SHELL GLASSES AND A GREY CAT

$100 - 8x10"original watercolour painting I love the way this portrait, or should I say portraits, asks the viewer to move their eyes...

Afternoon outing

AFTERNOON OUTING

$60 - original 8x10"watercolour painting with 8x10"mat Well, here's my second piece from the day at the beach. I looooove painting...

 
 
 
Big blue umbrella

BIG BLUE UMBRELLA

$60 - 5x7"original watercolour painting with 8x10"mat A day at the beach! I went plein-air painting with the Don Valley Art Club over...

Payne's Gray

PAYNE'S GRAY

Drawing with a charcoal pencil then adding Payne's Gray was a new approach for me yesterday. I was at my weekly life drawing session...

 
 
 
Living amongst the trees

LIVING AMONGST THE TREES

$60 - 5x7"original watercolour with 8x10"painting I spent the day at the wonderful High Park here in Toronto, plein-air painting with...

All these years

ALL THESE YEARS

$80 - 8x10"original watercolour paintingWell, here's my first contribution to the 30x30DirectWatercolor2018 Challenge set my Marc Taro...

 
 
 
Favourite hat

FAVOURITE HAT

$60 - 5x7"original watercolour painting with 8x10"mat Well, it seems the 'hat wearers' just keep on coming. Today's cafe moment features...

Sun hat

SUN HAT

5x7" original watercolour paintingAs I said in my last post, it was Hat Day at Portrait Drawing on Sunday so here's another painting...

 
 
 
Chap with his cap

CHAP WITH HIS CAP

$60 - 5x7"original watercolour painting with 8x10"mat Check out my online Gallery Well, it was hat day at our weekly Don Valley Art...

Pigtail buns

PIGTAIL BUNS

$100 - 8x10" original watercolour painting I love this hairstyle. Pigtail Buns! So cute.I posted a sketch study of this same model...

 
 
 
Take a long lunch

TAKE A LONG LUNCH

$60 - 5x7"original watercolour painting with 8x10"mat I'm thrilled to be back at it with my cafe moments. I drew this on site during...

Pensive in pink

PENSIVE IN PINK

11x14" original watercolour Today's model has a very intense pink sweater on. So, I used good 'ole "opera pink", which is a wonderfully...

 
 
 
Pencil Portraits

PENCIL PORTRAITS

I looooove to draw so, even when there isn't time to paint, I always find time to draw. These are 6B pencil studies from my sketchbooks....

Art Show and Artists at Work!

ART SHOW AND ARTISTS AT WORK!

This Wednesday May 2 is the opening for the Don Valley Art Club Art Sale at Todmorden Mills - 67 Pottery Road, Toronto! I'll be there...

 
 
 
Ginger

GINGER

SOLDI painted this little 5x7" watercolour commission for a new client. What a honey their dog is!! I love that her little front paw...

Subtle beauty

SUBTLE BEAUTY

$80 - 8x10"original watercolour paintingTuesday night's model at life drawing was so lovely. I hope I captured her subtle beauty.

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

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Fujifilm GFX 50R is a 51.4MP Medium Format Rangefinder-style Mirrorless

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Senior-Citizen University of Fengxian / Atelier GOM

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Cityscape New York City “Times Square-1-New York City” Abstract Urban...

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Cityscape, New York, Time Square 36"x24" Oil on Canvas/sold Fine Art Prints of this Painting are Available HERE Visit to Read more ...

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Nakamata / Schemata Architects

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"Creamsicle" Modern Abstract Textured Mixed Media Painting from the Sweet...

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