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: Sketches for Valentine’s Day Poppies at acrylic painting Digital scrapbooking Freebie – Christmas […]

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: DL2 project – work in progress – black and white […]

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 […]

Glacis à l’acrylique

January 1st, 2017

A glaze is an application of a layer of paint very diluted on another color previously dried. Un glacis est une application d’une couche de peinture très diluée sur une autre couleur préalablement séchée. The glaze modifies the color of the undercoat. Le glacis modifie la couleur de la sous-couche. This interesting effect is different […]

Let’s play with colors and textures

December 8th, 2016

Let’s play with colors and textures Jouons avec couleurs et textures Here is a small exercise, from a very simplified flower design. The purpose of this exercise is to: – play with color contrasts – play with style lines – use mixed media, acrylic, colored pencils, pastels, watercolor – try textures – and finally try […]

Mixing of primary colors and more

September 17th, 2016

Mixing of primary colors (gouache) Mélange des couleurs primaires (gouache) Primary colors / Couleurs primaires Cyan, Yellow, Magenta / Cyan, Jaune, Magenta Secondary colors / Couleurs secondaires Purple, Orange, Green / Violet, Orange, Vert Complementary colors / Couleurs complémentaires Elles sont diamétralement opposées sur le schéma du haut Red (Magenta) – Green / Rouge – […]

Expressions 1 – new mini kit, work in progress

July 31st, 2016

Expressions 1 – new mini kit, work in progress Mon nouveau mini kit, travail en cours Clown heads and flowers done in gouache Des têtes de clowns et des fleurs réalisées à la gouache ************************************************************************ Feel free to use the black and white sketches for your art works. Any questions or comments, feel free to […]

Discover my Art Works

July 18th, 2016

Digital Art Works are available for print only in .jpg (12 x 12 inches) (30,48 x 30,48 cm) (3600 x 3600 pixels) 300 dpi. Art Work came from various kits and drawings Digital Art Works created from, scans of my sketches, paintings, personal photos and personal digital creations. Art Works are real original artistic creation […]