Brushed my hands and these two flip-flapped out about a week ago. Dog Gouache on Premium Quality Paper wrapped with newspaperLandscape – 8 in x 5.5 in(inspired by an old photo of my Shadow 😘) Close Gouache on Premium Quality PaperPortrait – 5 in x 4 in(5 points to Gryffindor for guessing this scene)
There is so much one can do with gouache. It is easily one of the most versatile mediums I’ve used. These simplified landscapes were a delight to follow after watching Minnie Small, one of my favourite gouache artists.
We’re in that stage of lockdown where we’re re-watching Two and a Half Men and laughing at every joke. This scene, where Alan threatens to leave Charlie’s home, Jake in tow, and is standing at the door, made for a lovely composition.
I think it’s been a month since I started taking gouache seriously. If I’m browsing online, I’m trying to find good photographs that I can translate into a gouache painting. I am searching for random photographs in my library, that I may find interesting, to study colours, layering the paint, how to approach gouache in…