May 19, 2016
Sketchbook #97: Amsterdam
I just returned from a great trip to Amsterdam and Prague and will post some sketches in chronological order. We started this trip with the tulips in Keukenhof right after landing. It's crowded. But STUNNING! With it's seven million flowers I was too overwhelmed (and jet-lagged) to draw actual plants - so I drew musicians and enjoyed fresh strawberries instead. And then - still very jet-lagged - I drew little pieces of city of Amsterdam itself. Click on the images to read my notes :)
Inspired by one of the posts I found on a new blog by Roz , I decided to give a little kick to a couple of dying Faber Castell Pitt Artist ...
I love gouache's texture, it's opaqueness and transparency, it's chalkiness and thick layers, I love how it works with different...