I found this photo online by Anthony John Colleti of housing in El Alto, Bolivia and loved it. I did a watercolour version of it last year for my Artathon, and also now this larger acrylic version:
We’re starting to get some of those really clear crisp winter days here in Brussels which is making me really appreciate and feel inspired by the area that I live in of the city. This is an acrylic version of my Ixelles Ponds postcard:
I haven’t done any painting with acrylics in about 3 months because I was taking intensive French lessons, and the writing I was doing for that along with finishing off my artathon watercolour postcards meant my arm was just too tired to do anything else. I did try to paint an original but the resultsContinue reading “NYC Reflections II”
I’ve updated my Luxembourg painting because something about it was bothering me … And also because the first version is on sale at the moment and I really like it and am not sure I actually want to sell it, I’ve done another version of Brussels Red Roofs. Does anyone else get overly attached toContinue reading “Updates on some old paintings.. Brussels and Lux”
I was craving doing a painting the week before I went to my cartooning course, and decided to reuse my Luxembourg postcard as inspiration. The one I did is a lot closer to the original postcard than my earlier acrylic version of it, but I quite like them both.
It is baking hot out on the terrace today so I’ve been painting outdoors again – not so easy because the acrylics dry so quickly in the heat, but I’m a slave to my tan and i think it helped create the impresionistic effect I was going for so I kept going until it wasContinue reading “Singapore impressions”
I went to see Art Brussels a few days ago and liked a lot of the block colour paintings they had on show. They inspired me to paint a few of the blank canvases I had lying around, and call them something that implies they have a deep meaning. Getting a perfect even colour isContinue reading “Interior decorating with art..”