Sometimes I attempt the same paintings years later, just to see what is different. Read my discussion of two similar paintings made nine years apart, with comments on value, composition, and a variety of watercolor techniques.
Are you interested in doing more painting and sketching outside? Read on for a list of all the stuff I keep in my sketch bag and my larger watercolor and oil painting plein air setups.
My favorite reference books and a host of other resources for aspiring authors and illustrators or anyone who wants to learn more about art and the children's publishing industry.