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 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
I looked up, as the sun made its way down, and gazed at peach-colored cotton and specks of rose that softened into cool and shadowy specks that hide behind grey smoke. When the lightest shade of blue mingles with the purple night shade. I dream of clouds like these, during bright blue skies and white […]Read More Soaring Clouds: Oil on 12″ x 9″ Panel
I decided to try painting clouds in plein-air, but the clouds were on the go most of the time. It was fun trying to catch the feel of the clouds also working on understanding the subtle value changes. Will definitely be trying this again soon! I also love leaving visible texture on my paintings. https://vanessawithun.comRead More Cloud Study with Oil on 12″ x 9″ Panel
My lovely rose bush bloomed today and decided to pick a few for this alla prima painting. https://vanessawithun.com Instagram: @vanessawithun_studioRead More Bowl of Life: Oil on 12″ x 9″ Canvas Panel
Journal 1: Random Thoughts through the Course of my Artistic Journey I decided to start journaling my thoughts once a week or so in order to relate what I am feeling. I must first mention that I speak as someone who is still emerging in the arts. I have been pursuing the arts seriously for […]Read More Journal 1: Random thoughts and work in progress…