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Thread: my sketchbook
May 5th, 2009 #1
here is some recent quick studies in watercolor and oil. critique is very welcome.
Last edited by lena murray; June 2nd, 2009 at 11:37 AM.
Hide this ad by registering as a memberMay 31st, 2009 #2
they look very good, lena, I would love to see some more
May 31st, 2009 #3
Beautiful work so far keep it up!
sketchbook updated October 6th
May 31st, 2009 #4
June 2nd, 2009 #5
thank you guys for your comments. Yes, I agree, the one with the two dancers is somewhat dull, was my first try with two figures which did not really exist. There was one model alternating poses, but the space around is completely made-up, have never tried it until then, so hopefully will get better.
June 2nd, 2009 #6
a few drawings
a few more sketchbook pieces
June 2nd, 2009 #7
really nice figure work and life drawing
maybe a real polished figure piece?
that last portrait sketch is really nice
June 6th, 2009 #8
thanks, hunchback. I don't know if I really have very polished figure pieces that I would like to show, but if I think of one, I will post it.
June 6th, 2009 #9
a recent seascape
plein aire study I did a week ago.
June 6th, 2009 #10
June 7th, 2009 #11
June 10th, 2009 #12
tried to do a watercolor, but got too dirty with it, not a true watercolor technique.
June 10th, 2009 #13
June 10th, 2009 #14
another piece still in progress
thank you, brinkman.
here is a piece still in progress, need to fix some perspective issues. It's done in a class where the same model takes different poses in different outfits.
June 10th, 2009 #15
June 10th, 2009 #16
nice oil works here! good beginning to ur sketchbook. i only wish i had the patience to take up oils, or even painting for that matter lol
June 10th, 2009 #17
Love your works Lena!
Your drawings are Great! Post more!
"The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has."
June 10th, 2009 #18
nice works, i like your color`````````
June 12th, 2009 #19
thank you guys
thank you, sansan, bushido, Jesus Food and Tasmith for your good words, I appreciate it a lot.
June 13th, 2009 #20
June 25th, 2009 #21
recently finished still life
something I just finished. I love painting flowers from my garden.
June 26th, 2009 #22
June 26th, 2009 #23
June 26th, 2009 #24
thank you Sublimus and GunTrouver. I enjoyed painting a fireman very much myself.
June 30th, 2009 #25
another short excercise in portrait painting
September 6th, 2009 #26
new paintings from this summer in Russia
spent about a month and a half in St. Petersburg, Russia and countryside, tried to do as much landscape painting as I could, some came out better than others. Any ciriticism is welcome. Will be posting more.
Last edited by lena murray; October 13th, 2009 at 05:34 PM.
October 13th, 2009 #27
this one went through a few changes, but the pose is over, so that's that.
October 13th, 2009 #28
October 14th, 2009 #29
more from russia
landscapes of places I visited, quick studies in one sitting
October 14th, 2009 #30
church in st. petersburg
2 sitting on this one, feel like the church and sky needs more work, but was too lazy to go back to the place