Since I am completely broke this time around after some heavy purchasing, a painting should suffice. For the world’s best kid/little sister. Not exaggerating. She seriously is the best (although at times gets on my nerves. Hahahaha).
In a lot of ways, she does seem to be one of the main reasons why I still doodle/paint.
“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced” Vincent Van Gogh
Felt good working on it after a long break from any form of art. Sometimes you feel like there is no way you can paint/sketch; like you have lost your skill. It seems important at those times to just go ahead and do it anyway. Usually feels good at the exercise. Continue reading Red Cardinal – Watercolor Painting→
Everyone/thing deserves to go out with a bang. One last amazing performance before they retire. I just ordered a ton of new art materials like new brushes and watercolors and wanted to make one last painting with the old ones. This is the one. Nothing to scale, just freehand. I love the texture of the guitar body since its so close to the real thing but I seriously screwed up with the background. A bit too much.
I finally got off my lazy ass and bought some thin brushes (Well, my kid remembered and got a few for forgetful me while she was on her way but thats just fine print.) Anyway, started to “sketch” the photo that was open on my PC and before I knew it… Voila! Kinda got carried away. I like this one even though I got sloppy in the end with the lighter feather strokes near the bottom.
‘Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.Alfred Lord Tennyson
Completed over a span of three days. Few mins per day. One of those times when you just don’t want to do anything; art being the least of your worries. Dedicated to the month of love – February *groans*