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Here is a detail of the sketch showing a bit of lifting around the nose.

A Couple More Thoughts on Green and Flat Brushes

I wanted to show another green-based watercolor I worked on last year while I was testing the Hahnemühle Watercolor Sketchbook. (A review with lots of details about that paper and the binding of that sketchbook will appear in a couple weeks.)  Today’s image was created mostly with watercolor flats. I went in with round brushes […]

After completing a quick sketch with a solid fiber-tipped brush pen I picked up my 1 inch flat watercolor brush and added in washes on this piece.

Play with Different Brushes as Well as Different Pigments: More Green

I have been using a lot of green lately, so I’m not finished with my green series yet! While sketching the image shown today I used a 1 inch flat to apply the watercolor. Flats are great fun because you can turn them on edge and get lines, and you can touch the corner of […]


More Random Strokes

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Rules, Boundaries, and Limitations: Why I Like Cesar Millan

Above: Pentel Pocket Brush Pen sketch with light gouache washes in a 9 x 12 inch Fabriano Venezia in-studio journal. Magenta and dark indigo Schmincke gouache, and M. Graham yellow ochre gouache. Click on the image and view an enlargement. I really only have one thing to say about Cesar Millan, the Dog Whisperer: Exercise, Discipline, Affection. […]

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