Today I was in the mood for a challenge.:-) I’ve had a downloaded photo of a cheshire cat in my tablet for the longest time. I initially wanted to use the photo for a colored pencil painting but never got to do it.
And since I am learning how to draw and use watercolors, I thought that maybe just maybe I will be able to wing it.
Day 4 cheshire cat in 5×7 canson 200gsm painted using winsor and newton
This is my first animal painting (though fictional) and I am quite happy with the result. Knowing me, I should be overly happy but I’m not. The critic in me is out sitting on my shoulder now and telling me I should have done my homework.
As a watercolor enthusiast, frankly speaking, I do not do my ‘assignments’ at all. I am a lousy learner. I always play it by ear and wing those things I think I can and add things ad libitum. That is always the method I do my work.
Most times it works and other times it does not and it frustrates me. Then comes the next project and I go over the same ride. I am a lazy student. Lazy enough not to do homework but very much willing to participate in a discussion. Right, what an ugly combination.
The month is still young. I do not promise to do my homework everyday but I will read on it, digest it and hopefully be able to put the right formula on paper. My cheshire cat has a big potential for improvement and I will do just that.