Sunday, February 15, 2015

Drawing a Day 20150215

Cupcake Again
Gouache and pencil on paper

Really enjoyed playing with that cupcake drawing the other day, but thought maybe I should be doing it in gouache because I was laying the colors on so thick. Thing is, I haven't done gouache in years. Some of my paint was 15 years old. I know the saying "It's a poor craftsman that blames his tools" and I'm not, but I was frustrated when some of my paints were rock hard. I'm having a hard time deciding whether I want to persue gouache more but it would be a bit of a financial investment because I can't use these paints as is. 

I did enjoy going in harshly with pencil at the end. It was empowering!

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