Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Saturday, December 21, 2013
Winslow Homer, that is.
There's a lot to be learned from studying paintings by masters, and even more to be learned from trying to duplicate them. This is my take on Winslow Homer's painting, Banana Trees, Nassau. My aim was not to make an exact copy, but to learn some of his techniques by coming relatively close.
His style is very different from my own, which made for a good exercise. Here's the original so you can compare:
Saturday, December 14, 2013
Saturday, December 07, 2013
Friday, December 06, 2013
Now, however, my studio is set up, and I hope to get back to work in earnest. This is my first attempt to capture frost which, for a watercolorist who does not use white, presents some interesting challenges.