One of the things I'm learning lately is that I CAN draw and paint! Who knew?
Because I'm mainly a fiber artist working with fabric and stitch, drawing and painting was a mystery to me. But the more I do it, the better I become at these skills. And, not thinking about whether I'm good or bad compared to other artists, makes me more confident following my own ideas.
A ,lot of instructors give you a step by step way to draw and paint from a reference photograph. I watched and listened to Shari's video but chose my own photograph and did my own thing. Perhaps her voice was in my head while I was doing this but regardless, I was very happy with the result.
Here's her website:
I'm taking this free course called Sketchbook Revival. I love the idea of learning from many artists, each with a different style, medium and attitude.
There are so many inspiring artists to follow on YouTube and here's my latest inspiration. Dan Tirels is the artist I'm following right now.
Carol Ann Waugh
I am a mixed media artist and love color and texture!