This is following a step-by-step presentation of the painting of a farm with some clumps of cows out front.
The purpose of the project is to learn how to show clumps of things without really detailing each object in the clump.
I’ve gotten as far as doing a colour study in my sketchbook. I’m not sure what else I’ll tackle.
The journal page for this can be found at
This is for my year-long course with Andy Evansen, in module 4 — Figures.
Continue reading “WIP: Figures, after Don Andrews”
My cousin was traveling across the country by car and took a snap from the car when they got to Missouri. I was just fascinated by the skies.
Continue reading ““Missouri”, After Katie Hawkinson”
This was a fun project to do over the past couple of weeks.
The project journal post can be found at https://www.notion.so/tamouse/Foggy-Farm-Greets-Blackbird-2d90e1248aa948a2afad0dca23332533
This originally came from a photo by a class member. She took the photo from a vantage point over the flowers and vase. I decided to reimagine the view from straight on at the top of the vase.
The write-up is over on my Notion space.
Using a photo from a friend’s trip to Hawaii as the source, follow along with the work in progress on https://www.notion.so/tamouse/Sunset-at-Princeville-HI-4a681f1606b740a683ede8a658a2c0e3 .
This week, March 24, 2021, we started a new project in class. The source photo is from our teacher’s own collection, taken on a beach around Manitowoc of Lake Michigan.
Follow along at the entry at https://www.notion.so/tamouse/Manitowoc-Beach-in-June-34dc565aab2d4bac83e76e1ee2d1f14b.
Many macOS users will likely recognize the source for this painting as one or the background images provided in the recent past. Every time it would pop onto my background or go by in a screen saver, I’d just give a sigh and stare at it.
Jokingly naming the painting “Ellie Font” for no typographical reason, just the way my brain works.
Again, the blog is over on Notion.so:
We started a new painting class project in February. It’s a picture our teacher took while touring around near La Crescent / La Cross.
The actual blog post is at https://www.notion.so/Woodcarver-s-Barn-ef644546068e41c5887a0256908c1a18