Spent a little time sketching in the afternoon. It was a dark day and I decided to just paint something. I had done some dishes and they looked very nice sitting there drying. Almost everything was white or a bit off white. I fired up the old Procreate app on the iPad and went to […]
Well, I spent a little time at the portrait group today. Carlos was our model. He is also an artist. He did a great job. Today, I was really considering grabbing myself a parallel palate. It was a bit odd getting the right colors because of the light in the room. I should really appreciate […]
At the moment I am trying to work out some images that involve paper, patterns, and the figure. Before I invite friends over to model, I should probably work out what I really want to do. This is just an early step in that direction. I am probably going to have to go back into […]
The UNM Taos library has had some great people to work with. Santana is one of them. I felt I needed to push something out before bed. I had a photo of Santana and put it up on my computer screen to sketch. This is just another iPad squiggle fest.
Sunday was a lazy day. I really only accomplished a little laundry and this slight image. Oh, I did make up a model release form and I did run into a friend that I have been dying to work with. She is gorgeous and will be a great subject for a few actual paintings. The […]
I finally made it to the Taos Society of Portrait Artists group slightly early. I was actually able to set up my stuff before the crowd arrived. Unfortunately, I changed my mind about where I wanted to be and had to find a place next to the glaring front door and a bit back. It […]
It was an interesting day for me. As I was doing my usual searching and reading along the internet I came across a few sites and ideas that helped me to cristalize a few questions I have had about making art in Taos. A very good friend with a native background offered “I hope you […]
I have been enjoying painting with my iPad for a while. It is clean, quick and only a little awkward. Things came pretty easy, probably because I have been playing with using a Wacom tablet for a few years. Painting with a finger tip is a bit clumsy but it is nice to have a […]