Painting in the Background

With the value sketches done, and a solid plan on how to proceed with this painting, it is time for the next step. I paint in a soft wash for the sky and once that is dry, I will start painting in wet-on-wet red for the strips of the flag.  I am excited to see this painting come together.

Wash of Blue for Background Sky

Wash of Blue for Background Sky

In other news, last week I attended a local painting group and did a short demo on art journaling. While I was living in Puerto Rico, I was doing a lot of journaling.  In fact, I set a

Art Journaling Demo Group

Art Journaling Demo Group

goal to paint a weekly “highlight” in my journal.  Since moving to Pensacola, I have really gotten away from journaling, and doing the demo I realized how much I enjoy and miss art journaling.  It is time to drag out the journal again and get back to it.  The new goal is to do a weekly “Pensacola Highlight” each week.

 

 

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