Textures textures everywhere

Textures textures everywhere - student project

This class and the beginners class have been so interesting and valuable. I've been so busy working that I haven't had huge amounts of time to play and experiment but plan to sink my teeth in over the next week while I have a holiday.

Here is a start on my texture swatches:

Textures textures everywhere - image 1 - student project

I just recently bought a 0 brush. It's about the best thing I ever did. I'm not sure I even had it for the above sample.

Textures textures everywhere - image 2 - student project

I like the method of mixing colours while working to achieve a more cohesive and organic look to the piece and I've been working on that.

Still mulling over my final piece. I love peacocks.... but want to paint some cacti, so maybe mohave desert and a.... dunno. We shall see what occurs to me!

Hannah Katarski
Illustrator and Painter