Project 1-3 - Expressive Brushwork

Project 1-3 - Expressive Brushwork - student project

Worked through the lessons - well worth pausing lots to try and get things right on the bits that don't click first time.

Photos are in a rough reverse order, maybe a little mixed up, but this should give potential people thinking about doing the course some ideas - well worth it!

Overview of my slightly cramped desk workspace :)

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Final piece - def going to try some japanese mountains in a similar style soon.

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As I'm a leftie, I started on the right and worked left - I can see how this would be great with a little colour thrown in.

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First bamboo on left - second on right - less is more :)

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Can't remember what this bit was called, but it was really fun to do.

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Trying adding in some green from an old water colour set

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Bamboo and leaf brushmarks

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Initial brushmark exercises

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