It always gets away from me. I think sometimes that maybe it would be best to just have…grass.
But taking pictures of tons of grass would be downright…boring.
Okay, little one will be here any second. I was out weeding like crazy and cutting back some rosebush branches that were dead.
And I was using the Wacom to paint a tulip, first lesson. I am so bad with the Wacom, it’s like being a toddler and learning how to draw with a crayon. So trying to learn a painting skill with it on top of that makes it doubly bad. I was doing better on a bottle, lemon, and pear with the mouse. I did them with the pen also. But I’m sure as I get more used to it–practice does make things better!–I will get better at it.
The pen doesn’t want to curve when I want to curve. It wants to squiggle.
This is the first lesson in painting color onto blown-out highlights in Beyond the Brushes. We haven’t gotten the training in edges yet. I have 3 other practice pictures to work on after this. But I’m also going to pull up the first 3 pictures of the bottle, lemon, and pear and redo them to get more practice in. My Wacom wouldn’t work yesterday so I gave up on it and just worked on Red Wolf. I had worked on that all day, but was taking a break from that to paint the picture.
They show people doing beautiful pictures with people and pets. The fur critters is what I want to do.
Went to the grocery store yesterday, and was glad to see that most people were distancing and wearing masks. This woman came up to me and said, “Ma’am. Ma’am.” And I looked up from peering at the meats to see my daughter in a mask. lol We’d had the same idea.
Gotta run! Have a fun and safe day.
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