Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Saturday, August 21, 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010
Thursday, August 19, 2010
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Monday, August 16, 2010
A future project on Drawspace shows you how a softly rendered background can successfully separate a white subject from white paper. This is Wesley, the proud owner of my daughter Renée, and her husband Dave. The reference photo is not very clear, so I may have to do a little research on Maltese dogs.
First of all, I lightly sketch him on a 9 by 12 inch sheet of Arches, hot-pressed, 140 lb. watercolor paper. I then add a little light shading to the negative space on the right.
Monday, August 9, 2010
Friday, August 6, 2010
Sometimes in the chaos of life, a complete stranger reaches out and takes the time to touch your heart. Brenda received the following e-mail a couple of days ago and felt so happy that she decided to share it (with Breck’s permission of course):
Quick note, by taking your online classes I've gone from the first picture to the last. Thank you for your tips and teachings.