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Looking at a Piecemeal Portrait

I’ve been writing about my “piecemeal portraits” for a couple years now. Recently I took a couple process shots while I was making one from a photo inspiration on Sktchy. My photographs aren’t taken with lights and so the color is off, but you can still get the idea. I’m working on setting up a […]


Wrapping Up The Week With Richard

Left: 9 x 12 inch portrait of Dick in a wirebound Strathmore 500 Series Mixed Media journal. Sketched with a Bienfang Watercolor Brush Pen (Magenta) and then painted over with layers of acrylic Montana Markers (15 and 30 MM tips; but a fine tip on the white leaky Sharpie Poster Paint pen I used in […]


Another View of Richard

Above: It was late but I wanted to get a sketch of Dick done. I had already scribbled paint on the opposite page (that lilac from Montana Markers is very dark and blue-ish, so I actually did buy a bottle of it and put a little in a new marker with a lot of white […]


Not Looking Like Myself

Left: A Magenta Watercolor Brush Pen (Bienfang/Speedball) sketch made while I was looking in the mirror. Strathmore 500 Series Mixed Media hardbound journal, approx 8.5 x 11 inches. While I'm on the subject of portraits not looking like their subject this week I thought I'd post this self-portrait I did the other day. I'd had […]


Another Note about Canson Montval Watercolor Paper

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Lightfastness Test: Bienfang Watercolor Brush Pens

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