mood painting

Only a little test in PaintStorm because clearly my hunger for snow wasn’t satisfied this year yet… I’m recording a timelapse for fun as well.

I’ll have to push the clarity of shapes and the separation of values a little more. Lots of routes to go from here.

color study

I like this one for the “classical” backdrop color and simplicity of the composition.

I guess the color of the vase should have been pushed more towards blue, and despite the reference I could have improved the value seperation betwenn fg and bg as well as the shadow side of the vase…

color study

“Awww c’mon, let’s just do a quick one before we head to bed…”

(40 minutes later)

“Memo to me:
– The background has got to be a lot brighter to make the pedals pop more. Gotta implement more of the many interesting patterns which are all over the place…
– Avoid complex flower arrangements as reference when doing a “quick (color) study

As usual you can find the reference on my tumblr channel

color study

I’ve been watching part of Peter Chans training on Seeing colours, so I thought I could give it a try. Doing this exercise was incredibly entertaining and relaxing. It helps me focus on simple shapes and of course colour.

Unfortunately I don’t know the original phtographer because it wasn’t tagged but you should be able to find it over on my tumblr channel