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 […]

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 – […]

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 […]

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 – […]

Poppies at acrylic painting

June 18th, 2016

Poppies at acrylic painting Coquelicots à la peinture acrylique I use for this little acrylic painting the 3 primary colors: blue, yellow, red, black slightly and white. J’utilise pour ce petit tableau à l’acrylique les 3 couleurs primaires : bleu, jaune, et rouge, ainsi que du noir légérement et du blanc. Step 1: creation of […]

How to add a shop of digital downloads in a WordPress blog

February 8th, 2016

How to add a shop of digital downloads in a WordPress blog Comment ajouter une boutique de téléchargements de produits numériques dans un blog WordPress Here’s an easy plugin to install and configure, I used to create my blog Voici un pluggin facile à installer et à paramétrer que j’ai utilisé pour créer mon blog […]

DL2 project – work in progress – black and white sketches

February 7th, 2016

DRAW INSPIRATION black and white sketches / croquis en noir et blanc Here are various sketches, I will use (or not) for the DL2 kit. Voici différents croquis, que j’utiliserais (ou non) pour le kit DL2. ************************************************************************ Feel free to use the black and white sketches for your art works. Any questions or comments, feel […]

DL2 project – work in progress – the papers

February 6th, 2016

DRAW INSPIRATION Ideas to create a background Here is a texture for background created with gouache (tempera) Voici une texture créée avec de la gouache tempera I used to apply paint / j’ai utilisé pour appliquer la peinture – a plastic ruler / une règle en plastique – the neck of a beer bottle / […]

Magic 1 – Secrets of my Art Journaling, Workshop

November 15th, 2015

The creation of a Pack or a Digital Art Journaling kit goes through several stages. Here in pictures stages of the creation of the pack Magic 1 La création d’un Pack ou d’un Kit pour le digital Art Journaling passe par plusieurs étapes. Voici en images les étapes de la création du pack Magic 1 […]

Digital portrait

October 13th, 2015

Free tutorial – how to turn a photo into a digital painting Using Filters to modify a photo. Utilisation de filtres pour modifier une photo.   Step 1 Application of watercolor filter Application du filtre aquarelle Step 2 Brightness contrast Luminosité contraste à fond Step 3 Desaturation / Désaturation Step 4 Application of pastel filter […]