My art: 3 Graces almost done

My art: 3 Graces almost done

Making progress almost every day! I’m very happy with how it’s coming along.

Watercolor galaxy WIP

Watercolor galaxy WIP

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I’m working on a project with a night sky background. I tried something before this but it didn’t look too good, so I went to YouTube to see if any speed-paintings could help me out, and I found this one – Watercolor Galaxy Process. It helped out a lot!!

What really makes it work (and makes it fun to do) is letting go of control. This is hard for me to do because I’m used to the control I get from graphite and colored pencil, but you can’t argue with these cool results.

My art: 3 Graces still a WIP

My art: 3 Graces still a WIP

It’s been quite some time since I touched my 3 Graces work, but it is still on my radar. Once I finish the lineart I’m going to fill it in… although that may happen next year, who knows!

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My art: Watercolor gradients with mehndi patterns WIP 3

My art: Watercolor gradients with mehndi patterns WIP 3

Making very slow progress on my trio of watercolor mehndi project. I am using Sakura Micron pens and a Sakura brush pen, by the way.

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My art: Watercolor gradients with mehndi patterns WIP 2

My art: Watercolor gradients with mehndi patterns WIP 2

I completed the middle section of this trio. I didn’t realize how much I was packing in there – it looks like a jungle.

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My art: Watercolor gradients with mehndi patterns WIP

My art: Watercolor gradients with mehndi patterns WIP

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know that big brushstrokes is the height of my ability with watercolors. But I do enjoy painting gradients.

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I’m using Sakura Micron pens to draw the mehndi/henna patterns. The small work is freehand but I used some French Curves (plastic forms to help with drawing smooth curves) for the big stuff.

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My art: The Flower eyes

My art: The Flower eyes

Yep, still working on this. But I’m close. Not sure which to go with. I know the yellow eyes will make her look more other-worldly. I may go with the pink, just to have some pink in there somewhere.

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