Inner Musings Blog — portraits in watercolor

Painting portraits and figures

Painting portraits and figures

   I have been visiting and revisiting the figure throughout my art-making life, and am delighted to be able to incorporate (no pun intended) all of my years of drawing into this study of realistic skin tone and the dance of warms and cools over the landscape of the body. I guess I never wanted to go completely realistic with watercolor - it's water!  - so it's a matter of keeping my impression expressive. Obviously, this image has been done billions of times by artists throughout history and around the world, so it's not about  originality. But there is an...

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