Create 6eauty by doing some prep work. Part 2.

In my last post, Create 6eauty by doing some prep work Part 1, I wrote about how the pastelist, Alain Picard, recommends to draw a thumbnail sketch to create the composition you are looking for and to understand the values of the reference photo. I decided to draw a thumbnail sketch of my son’s stuffedContinue reading “Create 6eauty by doing some prep work. Part 2.”

Create 6eauty by doing some prep work. Part 1.

Something I want to do this year is to draw portraits of my sons’ stuffed animals. Lately, I have been watching some YouTube videos to learn how to use pastels. My favorite pastelist to watch, so far, is Alain Picard https://youtu.be/Oppww0GLmSo. His work is amazing! I really like his impressionist style, but I also likeContinue reading “Create 6eauty by doing some prep work. Part 1.”

Create 6eauty by learning something new…

I absolutely love to create things. Sometimes I feel like I am good at it and sometimes I don’t. But I really like to create either way. I am happiest when I am making something. I get lost in the doing and the next thing I know 3 hours have passed. It is so muchContinue reading “Create 6eauty by learning something new…”

Create 6eauty and travel through time—right in your laundry room.

The above is a piece I drew last year for my husband to put in his woodworking shop. We decided, however, that hanging it in the shop was not the best place, because it would get covered in sawdust. So, today, I chose to hang it up in our laundry room. Now, every time IContinue reading “Create 6eauty and travel through time—right in your laundry room.”

Finished this pet portrait today!

I have been working on this pet portrait of Jerome for a friend of mine. This is an example of the kind of drawing I usually do. I have done several portraits of people’s pets. I have also drawn a pencil portrait of my husband’s grandfather. I enjoy drawing for the purpose of drawing andContinue reading “Finished this pet portrait today!”

Create 6eauty when you have an idea. Right then.

I began today with feeding the kids breakfast and taking them to school as usual. I do two drop-offs due to the boys having 2 different start times at 4 different schools. I got home, got dressed and decided to start my day at home by Creating 6eauty first with myself. I didn’t just putContinue reading “Create 6eauty when you have an idea. Right then.”

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