Sunday, 2 August 2009

Quick Painted Sketches



Sometimes I take up pen and paints and make some quick sketches.

Usually this happens when outside - or indoors when Missy strikes a pose I find adorable.
I get the pose drawn in technical pen as quickly as I can, then I add some paint to remind me of the colour.

These are fast aide-memoires, later they may well be used as the basis of a full blown painting.

Sometimes though, a painted sketch looks so new and fresh by itself, I don't ever paint a larger version, because the spontaneity will be lost.
This sketch is one of those!

1 comment:

  1. Pat! I've just found your blog, didn't know you had one. I LOVE these Missy pictures!

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