Drawing Lessons

One of the benefits of my new job teaching art lessons is that I’m forced to remember everything I’ve learned…and demonstrate. I have been teaching some lessons on color; specifically using complementary colors to darken and lighten. We were working from life, and trying to see ALL the colors-not just the ones that are readily apparent. I am kind of excited about the sketches:

And yes, that is a dead bug that on my pepper picture. I could have cropped it out…but I like to think it adds character.