Are you drawn to landscape paintings of Mountain Views? Have you ever climbed a mountain? If you have then you’ll realise that climbing up mountains is a challenge but the view from the top and sense of achievement makes it all worthwhile. Knowing that the … Continue readingLandscape Painting- The Mountain Goat
Day 2 I know what the date is, but this is day 2, OK?
And now for something completely different. My sketching habits have slipped by the wayside recently, so I’ve decided to take part in InkTober, an initiative to encourage regular sketching. The idea is to create a sketch a day or one a week. I find challenging … Continue readingInktober – day 1- Perhaps a little late…
Is it “cheating” to trace when creating a painting? I’ve always resisted the urge to trace images from photographs but recently I’ve been wondering why. Lots of artists do it. Does it really matter if I haven’t painstakingly rendered my subject in pencil before the … Continue readingQ. Is tracing acceptable practice for an artist?