I like the extra splashes, color and detail you have put in the finished painting shown at the very end of the video, obviously after the demo itself ended! Really helps bring it out of the ordinary. Thanks for sharing such a lengthy and helpful demo, Cathy!--Jack
Always such a pleasure to watch you work!
This was great, Cathy! Who would have ever thought this scene could be made beautiful!
Thank you, Cathy. I learned a lot watching this video. I love old neighborhoods and old houses; it takes an artist like you to see its soul and make it visible for everyone.
Just finished watching the video. I don't do many landscapes but this makes me want to try. Thanks.. BJ
Kate, it's great fun to see you painting. I love the background summer noises as you paint. The shadows on the roof and side of the shed and the little fence you added at the very end are also marvelous. I hope you make many more of these. Roz
Beautifully done, Kate!
Oh, I love it! Always a pleasure to see your demos. :D
Such fun to watch you paint. I really picked up so many pointers from this video. I tend to shy away from the big flat brushes. But I think you have changed that. I am off to give it another try. Thanks Kate!
I really enjoyed watching your demo Kate! Only you can take an ordinary little scene and make it extraordinary with your artistic touches! Hope you make more of these.
Thanks so much, all, I'm glad you like it. I've always been fascinated by alleys and garages and sheds...suburbs don't seem to have alleys any more!
This video provided a pleasurable interlude in a busy day. Thanks ever so for sharing it!
Wow, I love watching you work!! and hearing the jay chattering and seeing the sun make shadows as you paint. You can make any scene into a gorgeous work of art! Thanks for sharing ..(2nd try at a comment, so will try anonymous)...LOL...Hannah
Yeah that worked...I will watch this again for sure, Kate...and now trying to see if my Google sign in will work .sorry to clutter your page...Thank you again...Hannah
Great video. I learn a lot just by watching. Thanks for sharing.
I really enjoyed this.. Thanks for sharing. I am going thru your Artists journal workshop book again.. Loving that too, but its fun to see a video with your work in action.
Kate, great video! I'm going to give a large-ish flat brush a try. You are able to get so much variety in your strokes using it here, you've inspired me. I also love how you use the sharp end of the handle for drawing with the paint. More inspiration! Seeing you work is always a pleasure. Thanks so much for all your generosity.Tchau-wow!
So glad you all enjoyed it! I use flat brushes a lot, even Niji's flat waterbrush...I just really like how versatile they are, and how much ground they can cover.
What a perfect water container. What was it before it became your water container? And thank you so much for sharing your videos. They are wonderful and inspiring.
That's what it was meant for, you can buy them in art supply stores! Cool, eh? And thank you!
I really, really enjoyed watching this, Miss Kate. I will echo Ruca's comments and am reminded to wield a flat brush more often!
Thank you, sweet! I REALLY like those flat brushes...I think I could get by with one big round with a good point, and a 3/4" flat, if I had to!
Loved watching this! The sounds of the insects and the changing shadows were a great touch of summer and real life. It was amazing to watch you take such an ordinary scene and make it into a beautiful sketch.
I just bought your journal and am savoring it. . . and now I found your blog. . . and I feel like the luckiest person! Thank you for being so generous with teaching us about sketching. I feel so inspired! Absolutely loved this video and how you walked us through your process. Thanks again! -Lisa
(I meant I bought your book Artist's Journal Workshop. )
Hi Ms. Cathy, I'm looking forward to your online workshop at Strathmore. Btw, what is the brand of the brush that you're using in the video?
I believe it's one of Princeton's new ones. I like them!
aww thanks for the reply Ms. Cathy. your brushes look great. Are they synthetic, sable or mixed? I already have a size 2 and 4 sable brushes and planning to buy a larger one. Series 7 are too costly for bigger brushes. lol. So I'm trying to find one that would cost me less. :)
They're mostly synthetic, with a few mixed--I paint on the spot a lot, and there's no way I'd chance a brush that cost that much! I love the newer synthetics--good point, hold a lot of water. Check Loew-Cornell brushes, especially--they have several lines that are hard to beat!
Thanks! I'm going to blickart later to check out those brushes.. :)
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