A few weekends ago I attended a portrait workshop at Barnet Guild of Artists’ studio.
In the morning I did a study of the model in pastel and charcoal.
In the afternoon I painted another model in watercolour.
First I did the underdrawing in pencil:
Then I started painting using watercolour:
Adding some colours in the background:
I was at the studio from 10 am to 3:30pm. It was a very productive and enjoyable day !
My painting ‘Wild Peacock’ has been shortlisted for People’s Choice Award in the Secret Art Prize, run by Curious Duke Gallery.
Would be wonderful if you can vote for my painting at http://www.secretartprize.com/2016/08/yumi-2/
I will be exhibiting at Barnet Guild of Artists 68th Summer Exhibition from 27th July to 6th August. Please come along if you are in /near North London.
I had been working on my self-portrait to enter into a self-portrait painting competition for the last few weeks.
I finally finished the painting on Monday.
What do you think?
I’ll show you the painting process.
First I did an underdrawing. I’m using a Winsor & Newton Artist’s Watercolour 300gsm Cold Pressed paper
Putting colours in watercolour. Shadows and darkest areas first
Putting more colours in
Started painting the background
Adding textures with pastel
Adding highlights with white pastel
Here is the finished painting ‘The Artist in Green Summer Dress’
I attended the private view of Artsdepot annual open exhibition today.
Here are some photos from the show:
Artsdepot in North Finchley
Me with my giraffe painting
Show runs until April 10th, so if you live in London, please visit 🙂 Free entry
Exhibition details: https://www.artsdepot.co.uk/exhibition/artsdepot-open-2015
I just wanted to let you know my painting ‘Cosmos Flower’ was featured on Artfinder Art of the Day yesterday!
Read the story behind the painting here https://www.artfinder.com/story/cosmos-flower-2014/
Also I’m currently running a 10% off sale on all of my original paintings on Artfinder.
If you are looking for an art piece for your home, this could be a great chance:)
Please take a look at my shop https://www.artfinder.com/artist/yumikudo/sale/