This is from yesterday. Completed around 11pm and forgot to post. Stabilo marks-all water soluble pencil & watercolor.
Oil pastels, again. Loving it. still learning how to handle the medium.
Day 4/100 oil pastels. A little off of my normal thing, but I really like the way this looks. may sick with pastels for a while. note: save black for last.
Last October, I began a 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge. I only got to 21 completed paintings, but I painted every single day. Huge deal for me. I usually create in fits & starts and my creative practice is a very neglected thing.
This current challenge is #The100DayProject, where you pick an action to do every day for 100 days. The focus is on process and practice, not product, and like I said about my creative practice before, I could use a bit of directed energy towards developing it.
The project began on April 6, 2015 and will continue until the 100 days are up mid-July.
My hashtag for the project on Instagram is #100DaysOfNotSoRealisticFaces, where I’m drawing or painting stylized portraits.
My goals are:
- to solidify my daily practice,
- hone my skills,
- loosen up,
- explore and develop my style.
Now, I’m worse at keeping my blog updated so I set up some IFTT recipes so my Instagram photos tagged with my 100 day project hashtag will automatically be published as a new photo post. Yay for lazy blogging!
Here’s days 1 & 2:
So there’s been quite a lapse between day 6 and today, February 14. I finished out my 30 paintings in 30 days challenge with 21 paintings. I call it a success because it’s more than I’ve ever painted, and I have a nice collection of art to hang on my walls. Here’s every painting, in some indiscernible order, since I still haven’t figured if this plugin allows me to order the pics.
I have painted every single day since this challenge began, and it feels amazing. Wherever this takes me, I’m enjoying the ride. Here’s a glimpse of what I’ve done so far: