Preparation step 2 Wet Palette

July 12th, 2019

I often have to stop in my acrylic painting. To go find my daughter at school, make her do her homework, or prepare cooking. The problem is that the acrylic dries very quickly. So I used the principle of “Wet Palette” to keep my blending for several weeks. Je dois souvent m’interrompre dans ma peinture […]

Preparation step 1 Gesso application

July 10th, 2019

Gesso is an underlay to prepare the medium to paint. It waterproofs the paper, adds a small roughness and allows a better adhesion of the paint. Le gesso est une sous-couche pour préparer le support à peindre. Il imperméabilise le papier, ajoute une petite rugosité et permet une meilleure adhérence de la peinture. Use a […]

My Art Supply List

July 9th, 2019

Here are the art supplies I use.Voici les fournitures d’Art que j’utilise.Sketchbook or Drawing book around 130gr/m2Carnet de croquis ou Cahier de dessin (grammage autour de 130gr/m2)Primary colors: blue, yellow, red.you’ll learn how to mix them to get all the other colors except black and white.Les 3 couleurs primaires : Bleu, jaune, rouge.Vous apprendrez comment […]

Art Journaling with Christine-Art.com

July 8th, 2019

Hello, Bonjour Ladies Here is a small video presentation of a few pages of my Art Journal. Enjoy hugs, chris [Christine Art] Related posts: My first Art Journaling Works on the theme of doubt Magic 1 – Secrets of my Art Journaling, Workshop Digital pets maker 1 – Art Journaling for children, first drawings Resources […]

Small sizes, training, inspiration

August 16th, 2017

Petites formats, entrainement, recherche d’inspiration Paint on small sizes of paper. A good idea to re-start painting after the holidays. But also to search inspiration or simply for the pleasure of painting. A little time to yourself in the day. Peindre sur des petits formats de papier. Une bonne idée pour recommencer à peindre après […]

Flying violins – mixed media on canvas

May 18th, 2017

Below the black and white model. Inspired by my digital kit “Dream of Light 2” http://christine-art.com/downloads/christine-art-kit-dl2/ The background, created with glued paper and stamping. I used packing caps and vinyl wallpaper, to create the texture After having traced the drawings of the violins, with tracing paper. I finalized the drawings with a black felt And […]

Landscape with watercolor – Parc de Choisy-au-Bac

May 14th, 2017

Paysage à l’aquarelle – Parc de Choisy-au-Bac (France – Oise) Steps / Etapes – graphite pencil drawing / dessin au crayon graphite – masking light areas (in gray in the picture) / masquage des zones clairs (en gris sur la photo) (with drawing gum) – first wash / premier lavis – accentuation of the wash […]

Portrait with graphite pencil and watercolor

May 7th, 2017

Hello My new drawing “Mother Earth” is finished Here are some photos of several steps of creating. hugs, chris Related posts: Rose with watercolor Digital portrait in 3 stages Sketches for Valentine’s Day New square sketches

Rose with watercolor

April 9th, 2017

1- Place the main contours corresponding to the differents Rose petals on the watercolor paper. 2- Then reserve the white areas with “drawing gum” 3- Paint first a light orange-yellow wash on the dark areas (pink areas indicated on the sketch) 4- finish painting the rose by applying several successive washings Rose à l’aquarelle 1- […]

New square sketches

March 4th, 2017

Here are sketches to create small mixed media paintings. The format is square. Enlarge and print my drawings to the size you wish. Then copy the drawings onto drawing paper or canvas. And paint with your favorite colors. hugs, chris Related posts: Expressions 1 – new mini kit, work in progress Digital scrapbooking Freebie – […]

Sketches for Valentine’s Day

January 29th, 2017

Here are sketches to create small mixed media paintings for Valentine’s Day. The format is square. Enlarge and print my drawings to the size you wish. Then copy the drawings onto drawing paper or canvas. And paint with your favorite colors. hugs, chris Related posts: Expressions 1 – new mini kit, work in progress New […]

2 watercolors easy to make

January 15th, 2017

2 watercolors easy to make – 2 aquarelles faciles à réaliser On paper canson 200gr – sur papier canson 200gr Fine watercolor – Aquarelle fine After drawing, I painted in a light tint the different shapes, flowers and leaves. Let dry and rub off if necessary a few traces of paper pencil. Then I worked […]