As I said, this week it’s using the new watercolors. This is the second girl done entirely with them:
Not my best work, but I very much like this yellow (called ‘golden’ which is not really gold just hansa yellow mixed with orange) and red (madder lake, which is not really madder, but alizarine). Anyway, I think they mix beautifully and give such awesome autumnal impression to her hair.
This week’s Life Book lesson has the similar color scheme. I plan to do it next week.
Meet girls No. 40 and 41:
I did them before I bought those new watercolors, but they had to wait for their turn to appear in public 🙂
I still have to work on improving noses and mouths, as I don’t feel quite confident with them yet. I am pretty fine with the eyes though, it was about time after two years of almost every day trying to improve them.
It looked very nice outside at around 8.00 am when I went for a run. There was lots of sunshine, but also freezing wind, so not a very pleasant run at all. Since then the clouds are accumulating and it’s becoming quite dull. In addition, It’s Monday again…
Just a quick one… This is girl number 43 in my journal. I did not post 40-42 yet, but as I recorded a video of this one, let it be her today:
Yesterday I did two faces in She Thinks Positive Journal. The first one I do not like so much:
What I like about her is her expression, sad and pensive. I tried to draw an ear, which did not really work quite well. Not surprising at all because I never draw ears. The next one I like better:
I tried to do the nose in a different way and I think it’s a success. At least I like it much better than the previous style of noses I did, so I will stick to it in the future. I worked a lot on the eyes and that also worked well I think. So, two lessons learned on this one, which is quite a success. What I do not like are her eyebrows. I was so concentrated on the eyes that I simply did not pay attention and they became too strong and went out into her hair. I am thinking about filming one of these girls, maybe tomorrow if the light will be good.
Yesterday was a great day. I did another girl in She Thinks Positive Journal and I liked her.
It was also a beautiful sunny day and I went to the town with my mother. We had a coffee in a cafe at the main square and set outside as it was gorgeous sun and rather warm. Then we had a walk next to the river and then an ice cream on our way back.
Today it’s again sunny and very warm. I went for a run and now I am back to my home office. It’s a working day today, but it’s fine, because there are only three days until weekend 🙂
Here is a quick update in She Thinks Positive Journal:
I am happy how this one turned out, all facial features being more or less where they should 🙂
It’s the last day of our long weekend, and I did my morning run in the sun. It was cold but beautiful. It’s still sunny and I am heading out for a walk in the town with my mother. Maybe a coffee if we find a nice place, who knows…
It’s time for She Thinks Positive Journal update. I have two girls done over the weekend. I am not too pleased with how they turned out but I am reminding myself that this journal is supposed to be totally imperfect. So here they are:
It’s a lovely sunny Monday and I enjoy it even more because it’s part of a long weekend. We are free until Wednesday. I will travel today, so I better get packing. Have a great Monday!