sketches

Koala sketches

These are sketches of koalas from my photos at San Diego Zoo. The left page is one koala, and the right page is a second koala. The second one climbed down out of his/her tree and walked around on the ground a bit, stopping at a gate as if waiting Read more…

By Dawn Pedersen, ago
prep work

Toning canvases

This Friday through Sunday, I get to attend a 3-day painting workshop on doing quick studies, by Craig Nelson. The supply list includes a dozen or so toned canvases. I toned the smaller canvas panels tonight with acrylic burnt umber. Tomorrow I will tone the larger canvases. I plan to Read more…

By Dawn Pedersen, ago
media

Oil paint newb

My first time using oil paint: making color swatches. Of course there’s a cat hair in the cadmium yellow swatch. Trying out how the paint works on canvas. I’m going to a three-day painting workshop next weekend. Yay!

By Dawn Pedersen, ago
sketches

Wombat sketch

Mr. Sketch markers on white cardstock. Theo and I were at his friend’s birthday party. The kids decorated cookies and the boxes to put them in. Theo insisted that I drew something on the back of his box.

By Dawn Pedersen, ago