May 21, 2016
Sketchbook #97: Amsterdam
Amsterdam is a large, densely populated, busy city. Yet we had so many ways to have fun with nature in it: found lots of different birds, many with little chicks and unafraid of all around them. We made piles with the elm seeds (also known as Amsterdam snow) and played with them in the wind (local kids joined :) and we saw so many boats converted to homes or gardens or both! Flowers everywhere!
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...