Garland Girl ACEO Watercolour Painting

It’s been a while since I painted a little ACEO. The line work for this one has been sitting ready for some time *cough*threeyears*cough* and I just found it again recently. Sennelier l’aquarelle watercolour pans and Winsor & Newton white gouache on Arches smooth watercolour paper. 2.5×3.5 inches.

Inference – Oil Painting

My first portrait in oils (not counting this study because it was just a study, not really a finished painting)! And it won’t be the last. 😉 Winsor and Newton Artists oils on a 12 inch, round Fredrix canvas. Do you use reference photos to help you come up with Read more…

Colour Pencil Portrait: Minney

Remember the 1950s photo shoot I mentioned in my last post? Well, here we have our second lovely model from the day, Minney. I really enjoyed working on this one, again on Colourfix paper. I really like starting with a dark background rather than light, at least it worked for Read more…