This was done on location at Phillip Island.
That initial burst of energy you get before drawing or painting is fleeting. Motivation doesn’t work long term because it fluctuates consistently. It requires you to be in that state to be productive. If not, you’ll just procrastinate.
This painting was done on location at Phillip Island.
Original work is by Ilya Repin. Used the Zorn pallet for this sketch.
This took about 20 minutes. I wasn’t a slave to reference in this pic, which is liberating while painting and it turned out ok.
One of the many obstacles artists face, including myself, is waiting for the ‘right’ time to start on a project or when you feel like you don’t have the skills you need and you need to research more on the subject before continuing.
If that thought creeps into your head and prevents you from putting in deliberate practice into your work, then you need to ignore it and start anyway.
A speed paint master study done in acrylic. Original work by James Gurney of Dinotopia fame.
Just tried to get the overall values and colours in this study, not too focused on the details or little changes in hue of the colours.