Marsh field quick study

I have made this from another one of Karen Margulis demos: How to paint grasses in pastel.Love her videos, I am having a lot of fun playing with pastels but am behind in making dinner, my family`s waiting for homemade pizza!

marshy field in pastel marshy field in pastel


Plaster cast study in Graphite

There are some nice portrait painting video demos from Fine Art Academy, do check them out. I have been working on a plaster cast study in graphite from this video:

and ….here is the one I made:

cast study in graphite



Quick Pastel and Gouche studies

Hi everyone,

I had been following a couple of youtube videos yesterday on painting quick landscape studies by Karen Margulis. She does amazing daily paintings in pastel, here’s a video of her giving a demo of one such:

And here are the ones that I managed to come up with: (at my brand new standing table which I am quite excited about!)





Here`s another interesting one done by 背景_彩玉 of foliage in Photoshop7:


which I have translated into Gouche which is a new medium for me and something that I have been meaning to learn:

gouche foliage study


That`s all from me for today, hope you are all enjoying loads on your painting endeavours!