Compositions – Painted blue skies

Been trying new things this spring, tried painting the sky. With acrylics. I’ve been thinking I should do more small studies too, but there’s just been the thought and this one in a notebook so far.

Watercolor nebula

I never know what to name these, I feel they should have titles. But oh well. Maybe someday. Watercolor and gouache stars on some scrap watercolor paper I found lying around.

Compositions – Supplies and the studio

Some new paint, there was a sale at my local art shop, exited about the Silk Purple and Wedgewood Blue. Sad to hear they are discontinuing all Daler Rowney products from their store. I’ll miss the system 3 acrylics, they were my first acrylic paints. Still working on some quick acrylic studies, and I have no idea where to store them since they’re a bit bigger that my regular watercolors. This pile is still on my desk, it’s been there for over a month now.   All images from my Instagram account ByMaritaBliss some taken with my phone, some with my …

“Rachel” watercolor January 2017

“Rachel” watercolor January 2017 I started this late December. As usual is just sat there nearly completed for a couple of weeks before I finished it. Terribly bad habit that, but oh well, it’s finished now.

“Rebel Princess”

Watercolor and gouache stars, rebel Princess Leia. This Fabriano 300g 25% cotton paper gave me a bit of a hard time layering, the paint has to be completely dry for it too work and I really wanted it finished today. Luckily it went fine, no major messed up parts.