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Yellow Daisies

YELLOW DAISIES

Yellow daisies from my garden. I painted them from life. Chasing sunlight while painting with gouache isn't an easy task I must say! Gouache...

With A Gentle Sway to the Left..Oil..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

WITH A GENTLE SWAY TO THE LEFT..OIL..TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

. And now for something completely different! Yep, I actually got out my poor old oil paints today and decided to break into them 'gently'...

 
 
 
Journal Entry France 2018..Watercolor..Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

JOURNAL ENTRY FRANCE 2018..WATERCOLOR..TEXAS ARTIST.RAE ANDREWS

This is another journal entry from my recent workshop in France . The area is in Castlefranc, a quaint town very close to le Vieux...

Journal Entry.ance 2018..Watercolor..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

JOURNAL ENTRY.ANCE 2018..WATERCOLOR..TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

This journal entry was done as a demo for the recent group in France 2018. I decided to tint the journal page first with an orange...

 
 
 
Blue promenade

BLUE PROMENADE

Acrylic, acrylic gouache and charcoal on paper 22" x 15"

Pageant

PAGEANT

Acrylic, acrylic gouache and charcoal on hardboard 24" x 24"

 
 
 
Scotland Plein Air Painting Retreat - Interim Report 4

SCOTLAND PLEIN AIR PAINTING RETREAT - INTERIM REPORT 4

Dunvegan Castle View 5x14 gouache by Michael Chesley Johnson A plein air painting retreat of this length needs some down time, and...

Cusp

CUSP

Acrylic and acrylic gouache on board 33" x 23.5"

 
 
 
Packing for Scotland

PACKING FOR SCOTLAND

Ready to Plant 5x8 Gouache by Michael Chesley Johnson Practice painting for the Scotland trip The kit, as listed below. I've also included...

Interior with green door

INTERIOR WITH GREEN DOOR

Acrylic and acrylic gouache on board 33" x 23.5" Picasso said it took him a lifetime to paint like a child but I never thought he quite...

 
 
 
Sorolla's Gouache Pigments

SOROLLA'S GOUACHE PIGMENTS

El Pan de Fiesta by Joaquín Sorolla Joaquín Sorolla (1863-1923) used gouache to plan his Provinces of Spain murals . Some of the gouache...

Let sleeping dogs

LET SLEEPING DOGS

Acrylic and acrylic gouache on Daler board 33" x 23.5"

 
 
 
Off balance

OFF BALANCE

Acrylic and acrylic gouache on Daler board 26" x 22"

Tipping point

TIPPING POINT

Acrylic and acrylic gouache on paper 20" x 17"

 
 
 
Big Gouache and Mixed Media Workshop: San Francisco

BIG GOUACHE AND MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP: SAN FRANCISCO

B. Big Gouache and Mixmedia

Perimeter

PERIMETER

Acrylic and acrylic gouache on paper 26" x 13" Tal R, a Danish artist, believes you have to "unleash your narrative", not worrying...

 
 
 
Parlour conversation

PARLOUR CONVERSATION

Acrylic, acrylic gouache and charcoal on paper 23" x 16"

Painting People While They Eat

PAINTING PEOPLE WHILE THEY EAT

Here's a tip for sketching people who are eating alone. See how much of their food they've eaten. Check how long between bites. If...

 
 
 
10" x 7" abstraction

10" X 7" ABSTRACTION

Watercolor, gouache and pastel 2015

Watercolor, gouache and pastel

WATERCOLOR, GOUACHE AND PASTEL

11" x 7" 2015