Paint a bumblebee on a coneflower using basic brushstrokes.
One approach to designing and planning a painting of your own, using a holiday postcard as an example. Come plan along with me!
Super-simple and minimal supplies: a watersoluble pen, a wet brush and a postcard or sketchbook. This is basically a form of line-and-wash, but doesn’t seem to be taught or discussed much. My favorite super-lightweight sketching strategy.
Simple techniques for suggesting skies with backlit clouds. Then some ideas for adding foreground elements to your sky studies to make finished postcards. Includes suggestions for protecting postcards in the mail.
Tips for planning a manageable painting/postcard and coping with a complex subject when sketching on location.