In praise of drawing, and is using the grid “cheating”?

Being able to accurately represent proportions and angles in an image (otherwise known as drawing) is a skill that many of us need to strengthen. Inaccurate drawing can┬áruin an otherwise good painting. My own drawing skills disclaimer: Probably about 95% of the time, I just dive on in and start “drawing” on canvas (as evidenced […]

Grey Kitty – Value Study & Limited Palette

I just finished this painting (it’s still wet on the easel!) but wanted to post it here immediately. It’s been my intent to include this painting as one of the “projects” in the planned book about how to paint cats. I’m not sure what chapter would be best for it. I’m not entirely sure the […]