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Daily Painting #24 – “Pineapple Upside Down Cake”

"Pineapple Upside Down Cake" 5x7 canvas panel The challenge was given to paint a painting upside down which prompted this inspiration. I did, indeed paint this upside down. The hardest part was getting the perspective right, otherwise it was pretty easy to do (aside from the...

Tulip

Daily Painting #23 – “Tulip”

"Tulip" 5x7 canvas panel I used a limited color palette to test out a new brand of paint. I'm happy with how the background turned out with the many layers I put into it. The inspiration came from the prompt "vase of flowers." I'm really enjoying...

Daily Painting #22 – “Lady Crab Night”

"Lady Crab Night" 16x20 stretched canvas Hurray for finger painting! This is a Jane Font tutorial inspired by Vincent Van Gogh's "Starry Night" with my own spin on it. It turned out this way because I asked my friends on Facebook what I should paint tonight...

Daily Painting #21 – “Cherry Not on Top”

"Cherry Not on Top" 5x7 canvas panel This was inspired by Jane Font and her cherry tutorial. I figured it would be fun to add some ice cream. It was definitely challenging! I learned a lot about composition in this painting as I drew the elements...

Daily Painting #20 – “Red Dragon Eye”

"Red Dragon Eye" 4x4 stretched canvas I finally painted a dragon and I'm super happy with it! I think I'll paint this full size on a larger canvas at some point. This was an exercise in trusting my instincts and painting skills to make what's in...

Daily Painting #19 – “Proud Mood”

"Proud Mood" 5x7 canvas panel The 4th in the mood series! I felt very proud of my tomato and avocado painting, so it inspired this one. I learned a bit about drawing a different position, but other than that I didn't learn very much. Maybe I'll...

Daily Painting #18 – “Bag of Tomatoes”

"Bag of Tomatoes" 5x7 canvas panel I was really excited to try this tutorial by Jane Font and I'm really happy with the result! I decided to add the avocado and since it's green, I made the background a little more blue. I had an avocado...

Daily Painting #16 – “Tranquil Mood”

"Tranquil Mood" 5x7 canvas panel The third in my "mood" series! I really love this one almost as much as the first one. I focused more on shadows and highlights this time and I believe it shows! I'm well on my way to becoming a better...