Wishing you all a very happy Easter!
Posts Tagged ‘gouache’
One day last week my mom came over, and we painted all afternoon. We made a huge mess! It reminded me of my high school art classes. Sometimes it’s a lot more fun to create with a buddy, don’t you think?
I’m coming down to the wire on my 28 by 29 list. I only have 3 weeks left to finish it! I’m not going to make it, but I think I’ve put a good dent in it. Today I did #28—make a painting. For some reason my paintings never end up being the style I [...]
Who’s ready for fall? I’ve never designed Halloween goodies before (well, except these postcards years ago), so I’ve been playing in my sketchbook to see what I can come up with. I’m not sure yet which of these will become cards, and which will just stay in my sketchbook. I also messed around with gouache [...]
A few of you asked about gouache painting tips, so this one is for you guys! All you really need to get started with gouache is paint, brushes, a palette, water, and something to paint on (I used bristol paper). It turns out that I’ll need a bit more experience before I become the Queen [...]
I’m going to a friend’s thirtieth birthday celebration tomorrow, so I figured my weekly gouache practice was the perfect time to refine this 30th birthday card idea that has been trapped in my head. It’s my first official gouache design, and it is available in the shop. A lot of my friends have been turning 30 [...]
Yesterday I scheduled an appointment to have my wisdom teeth removed. It’s not for a few weeks, but I’m already feeling a little anxious. There’s nothing like a quiet afternoon of painting to help calm the butterflies in my stomach. The more I play around with gouache, the more I like it!
Here’s round two of playing with gouache. I’m having so much fun with this! Next week I’m going to try combining gouache painting with pen and ink. Enjoy your weekend!
This year I would love to add some hand painted designs to the Wit & Whistle lineup. I want to use gouache, but since I’ve only used it once before I need some practice. Gouache is like watercolor, but the colors are opaque (unless you keep adding too much water like I do). I’m going to practice [...]