I'm enjoying my online mixed media class...the instructor, Suzi Blu, is very inspiring and we are learning to draw/paint/collage a particular folk-art style - "le petit dolls" she calls them...cute little drawings of girls...here is my first attempt at shading:
I'm really loving the feel of art materials in my hands again... Ultimately we are supposed to end up with a wood-burned girl that we draw/watercolor pencil/paint/collage/stamp/decorate on a flat piece of birch plywood. I will continue to post my progress.
Until then, here is an example of one of Suzi's paintings: