'beulah' ~ watercolors and goauche on canvas paper, 4" x 6"
well, i got sick after the last post.... and then i felt tired and generally lazy about doing a new post!
i haven't painted much; the painting juju was just *gone*, but i think i feel it coming back around.
this is so you can have a good laugh... : )
it's the page i showed in the last post testing out watercolors and colored pencils in the stillman and birn 'zeta'. when i was sick i thought i'd add to what i started and this is the result. nope, nope, don't ask me what i was thinking; i'm chalking it up to excessive sneezing and nose blowing. as best i can figure something really strange is headed their way and they're not sure what to think. even the people in the cloud are perplexed!
i also painted this... i was practicing drawing baby's heads, but i haven't drawn any since. i may have scared myself off...
the other thing that happened last week was that i realized my trip to the east coast to visit my family is almost here. for so long it was far away! i had to think about getting ready, sending a package ahead so i can just do carry on.
one thing that i did was refill my small tube of white gouache. i cut the bottom off of the small tube (scissors work), open it up and squirt in fresh gouache. then i fold the bottom over again with a pair of small pliers. this is the second time i've filled this tube, so it's getting short - hence only one fold on the bottom and a piece of metal tape over the edge to make sure no paint gets out. this keeps the big tube fresh, which is helpful because they last a long time.
otherwise i'm looking about eagerly for signs of spring ...
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