• Why Painting a Wave is Like a Painting a Cupcake

    One year ago - By Kem Studios

    'Music of the Sea' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $165 In 14 years of painting I have only painted two waves. They are scary to me...scary to paint that is. I wasn't sure how to capture the color and light and movement. And there are so many wonderful artists who paint amazing seascapes with waves. But we are painting water over on my Patreon Page so waves are a part of the program. I had to find a way to simplify a complex subject such as a crashing wave.
    I discovered that it was easy if I thought of painting a wave like painting a cupcake! Establish the dark shapes. Then layer the...
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