Monday, March 14, 2016

Still Life Styles

I bought some brightly coloured fabric recently to use in some spring still life pieces. This is the first of several pieces that I am working through in my art journal.

Black & White 

I always try to do some small black and white sketches whenever I am working on something new like this still life. This helps me to work out the composition and it helps me again later when I am working in colour.

Black and White Still Life

After sketching and painting the still life in black and white, I then painted in gouache, watercolour and mixed media. It was a great exercise for my art journal.



This post was inspired by the following Mark Adam's quote.

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