Thursday, June 11, 2009

Gouache study 't Weegje

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I did this gouache painting in 2005, haven't painted much in gouache since then but after some recent posts by Nathan Fowkes I decided to give it another try.

It's tricky to control the wetness of the paint and to try not to lift the previous layer. I need more practice but for a first try after so long I think it's not too bad.

't Weegje, gouache on black W&N paper sketch block. 16x9 cm (6.3x3.5)


Art Fan Ako said...

I totally admire your work. Coloring is so intimidating for me. You do such a great work here.

Erik said...

Hi Art Fan Ako, nothing to be afraid of. The worst thing that can happen is a bad painting. Just enjoy the process :)

Laurel Daniel said...

Your new one has so much fabulous movement in it.

Erik said...

Thank you Lauren! I think I will do more of these studies, they're so much fun.

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