Sumi/watercolor combos are a nice breathing time in between intense oil sessions. My oil style and sumi/water combo style is totally different. I’m thinking of a way to merge them and bring them together. Continue Reading →
So I’ve been working on some Oils and some usual sumi/watercolor combo. Looks like I have to complete more than 10 oils in a month. THAT will be very busy. I will paint some sumi/water combo here and there to refresh my brush hand though :)
I will upload as they complete.
Other than that, the New Years has come, and I forgot to paint a snake… Yes, I did. I should do a series of paintings for the Chinese Zodiak, so every year I can just whip them up and make a New Years card. Yeah.. Continue Reading →
So basically I lied. The oil painting I mentioned earlier is still on the easel… People visiting, long week of kids staying home because of hurricane, stuff, stuff. The usual excuse. I really need to shape up. On a more positive note, I have done a couple of sumi/watercolor combo paintings though. This time the theme was girls from way back when in Japan. Since I paint lots and lots of male ninja’s and samurai’s and dragons, people tend to get an impression that I might be a guy myself, but in truth, I am not.
I just realized I really really enjoy the inking process using the sumi ink. Fast and rough, even better. True, many times lines end up too strong or too weak, not even straight, but that’s all part of fun. :)