Karen Knutson paints in mixed media, trying to make her paintings fun and easy. A wide range of subjects, including landscapes, figures, collage, abstracts, florals, and birds. Many lessons are included on this blog to encourage her art students. Teaching across the country makes her life a great journey.
Friday, January 27, 2017
Day 27: 30 Paintings in 30 Days!
"Jungle Fever" $99 (SOLD)
Image: 11" x 15" Watercolor
Today, I tried something new! I started the painting by drawing random doodles on the paper using a really wet brush. Then I floated the color into the wet lines and let the drips happen wherever they broke through. After that was dry, I drew the bird on the paper, trying to have the line work break across the bird. I'm excited about this procedure because I now have a new lesson to teach for the next couple of years. Below is the start of this painting. To learn more, you will have to take one of my workshops! (wink, wink) :) Check my website for future workshops. I've got a full schedule, traveling to many states on the East and West coast.