My drawing and painting life
I am joining Leslie Saeta in the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge in January of 2016.
Leslie is a painter and art teacher, who organizes this challenge for painters twice every year (which must be lots of work , so hurray for her!). I joined in September 2015 and now again in January 2016. The idea is to challenge yourself to paint more. For this reason I started a series of paintings in watercolor. I may not get to 30 paintings – they take a bit of layering. For this reason I start adding paintings I made earlier than this month.
I will post images on this page (more or less as we go).
Day 1 of the challenge: Peony , watercolor painting : http://wp.me/p3TQrP-oT
Day 2 of the challenge: Another watercolor flower:
Day 3 : Flower and critter, a watercolor painting https://corinnebekker.wordpress.com/2015/10/17/day-46/
Day 4 : Flowers of Youth, A mixed media painting with watercolor, gesso and collage : http://wp.me/p3TQrP-IU
Day 5 A flower abstract (http://wp.me/p3TQrP-uh)
Day 6 An abstract floral motif : http://wp.me/p3TQrP-wa
Day 7 Abstract floral motifs: http://wp.me/p3TQrP-s3
Day 8 ( I forgot to post)
Day 9 Flower doodle painting, http://wp.me/p3TQrP-pU
Day 10 Dragonfly cut, egg tempera and oil painting inspired by the work of Co Westerik, canvas board, 40 x 50 cm : http://wp.me/p3TQrP-vm
Day 11 Portrait of a writer, oil painting inspired by the work of Lucian Freud, canvas board, 40 x 50 cm, http://wp.me/p3TQrP-wq
Day 12 Fox, ink drawing on a smash page, i.e. a randomly painted page (30 x 42 cm)
A series of “Imaginary animals”- most done in January 2016 – as I am dropping into illustration mode
Most of these are on A5 size paper ( appr 15 x 21 cm)
Day 13 Bird –Dancer, A5 watercolor painting on watercolor paper
Day 14 Cow-goat , A 5 watercolor plus gesso
Day 15 Rooster and Greenie, watercolor pen colored pencil and charcoal
Day 16 Stacked birds , watercolor , pen, colored pencil and charcoal
Day 17 Bird Peace, watercolor , pen, lots of gesso
Day 18 Sara and Elli (sheep and elephant illustration), watercolor , pen, lots of gesso, on A5 watercolor paper
Day 19 Bunny , Watercolor, pen and lots of gesso, on A5 size watercolor paper
Day 20 Leopard man and trumpet fish, Quick painting in watercolor, pen and some gesso on A5 size watercolor paper
Day 21 Fox finale, Watercolor, pen and some gesso on A5 size watercolor paper
Leslie is a wonderful painter and teacher. She hosts a radio show called ‘Artists Supporting Artists’. You can listen to recordings with all kinds of helpful advice for working artists. Do Check out her website and blog for links to her work, teaching and radio show (all easily found from the challenge page).
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