Bear with me as I do some much-needed blog updates. The look will change – and it will be temporary until I can finalize it the way I like – but the content will remain. Thanks for your patience!
Orctopus by Meg Lyman
8×10″ gouache on Pastelbord
I’m finally getting the hang of painting with gouache on super-absorbent Pastelbord.
Alpaca (Camelid I) by Meg Lyman
6×6″ oil on canvas
Value and brushwork study.
Vanitas I by Meg Lyman
12×6″ oil on canvas
A quick study in the impermanence of beauty. This was my first time trying lead white (Rublev Lead White No. 2), and it was awesome. It really makes a difference with the textures and is great for painting skulls.
Below is the scan of the unvarnished version. Subtle but interesting differences.
Orca ACEO by Meg Lyman
Gouache and ink
Orca blubberbutt <3