Hi friends, the other day I noted my daughter’s Converse in the middle of the floor. It’s not a rare sight in your house, sometimes we have more shoes than feet that live in the house on the living room floor. The way they were just sitting there, waiting for their owner gave me the “feels” and I thought it would make a good painting.
You can find a real-time version of this tutorial along with many others (80 in total) across a variety of media up now in Critique Club, as well as monthly creative prompts and the ability to upload your artwork for feedback from me. All this for $5 a month!
Supplies (Affiliate links used, feel free to substitute for what you have but I will list the exact things I used because I really like them)
- Jelly Gouache *This is a great deal and the quality is superb!
- Brown soft pastel (Paul Rubens)
- Derwent Chromaflow Colored Pencils (I used some colors from the 72 set which is out of stock)
- Arrtx Dual tipped acrylic paint pens
- White gel pen
- Fine mist bottle
The next time you see something unique to your season of life consider recording it in a painting. Happy crafting!