Watercolours: final paintings!

Finally I can post the watercolour paintings that I’ve been working on for the past couple of weeks. I left them in the classroom to dry, and this weekend I was able to bring them home with me. This first one is a monochrome painting. It was fairly easy to do. First, we brush clean…

Watercolours 101

This week in art class I learned basic watercolour techniques. I was worried that I would suffer terribly, since I had this teacher in Grade 5 who forced watercolours upon us for week upon endless week. It left me with a bad impression. However, that was so long ago that I decided to give watercolours another…

Art Class: Perspective and Shading with Charcoal

This past weekend in art class, we learned the basics of shading and perspective while using charcoal. Shapes were placed one by one on a table with a light source: cone, sphere, cylinder, and cube. In order to draw the light side of the object, we first had to lightly shade in a bit of background around…