Tagged: sketches

Henry colchado Color people painting

Painting – Colorful people (acrylic)

I began painting this set in 2014, and now in 2016 I’ve finally made enough progress to do this write-up. While the set is still a work-in-progress I think it’s good to look back at how...

watercolor portrait by Henry Colchado

Drawing Strangers (watercolors)

I recently began participating in a forum where people upload their photos to be used as subjects for drawings. While there are many photos to choose from, I found only a few have characteristics...

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Gráfica Chicha (Sharpie Art)

The drawings on this post were inspired by a design style know as “gráfica chicha” (more on that later). I used this style as an exploration into neon colors with solid black backgrounds. For...

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Abstract Watercolor Paintings

A few months ago, after receiving a nice watercolor landscape painting from family member, I was enthusiastic about attempting some watercolor paintings myself, but was quickly disappointed when this project became very challenging.  After a...

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Digital Sketches

One evening while staying at a hotel I picked up my tablet and began searching for a drawing app. I figured it was worth a try since I didn’t have any other drawing material...

Henry Colchado figure drawing woman sitting - block style

Exploring Cubism in Figure Drawing

Every time I attend figure drawing session I try to make the most of it by continuing to explore different styles of drawing and do as many sketches as possible. During the warm up...