I know it has been forever since I have posted anything at all! I have to admit, I was going through a rough period in my life, but, thankfully, I am doing much better! I have been keeping up with my artwork, and I was happy to have participate in Sulfur Studio’s “Tondo in Toto” […]Read More Overdue Update & Art show at The Gallery Espresso!
I enjoy practicing on smaller panels; I don’t feel overwhelmed, and I have room to practice new techniques without fear or messing up. For this painting, I wanted to keep my brushstrokes loose while leaving visible texture. This was painted on a 6″ x 8″ panel. https://vanessawithun.comRead More Misty Day: Mini Oil Sketch 6″ x 8″ Panel
“Look Down,” for me, is about exploring and discovery. It takes on a playful perspective and calls us to see the world in child-like manner. Sometimes we become distracted with our own thoughts and fail to notice the beauty around us. The model for this painting is my daughter, and, of course, she was delighted […]Read More “Look Down” Acrylic on 12″ Circular Canvas
I have not worked in grisaille (black and white) for quite some time, so I decided to do this little practice for my upcoming workshop. Doing this reminds me of the importance of values. I tend to get lost in colors when I am working alla prima. I will be doing more of these small […]Read More Grisaille Painting- Still Life