I try to take my sketching supplies where ever I go. I have a canvas bag that I keep in the car. I don't always have time, nor do I feel like painting everyday, but it's there just in case. On a quick visit to Lake Katherine in Palos Heights, I felt the need... I … Continue reading Lake Katherine and Heron Sketch
Remember this photo of Goose Lake Prairie? Let's paint it. Here's an early tip: Get a nice glossy, large reference photo, of real good quality before you try to paint. I only paint from my computer screen when I absolutely have to. My screen is really small and my eyes bug out from that bright … Continue reading Let’s Paint Goose Lake Prairie!
I'm sorry I haven't been very bloggie lately, but I 'm having some transportation issues that are weighing me down. Nevertheless, I was able to take a wonderful trip with my mom to Goose Lake Prairie, which is about 1 hour southwest of Chicago. I love prairies. You may have noticed that I like to … Continue reading Goose Lake Prairie
Let's both paint the night heron that we saw at Lake Katherine a few posts ago! I believe with good instruction and practice anyone can learn to paint. How do you know you can't draw or paint if you've never tried? OK, here we go! First, I have a blown up picture next to my … Continue reading Let’s Paint the Heron!