Trying to make myself a bit less prissy about drawing by leaving in the pencil sketch marks I’d normally rub out after going over in pen. Then I painted them gold.

Trying to make myself a bit less prissy about drawing by leaving in the pencil sketch marks I’d normally rub out after going over in pen. Then I painted them gold.

How pretty is this little guy? He’s a small magpie moth.

How pretty is this little guy? He’s a small magpie moth.

Encaustic on top of drawing. I have no idea what’s going to happen when I try and cut this off the board. Nothing, I hope.

Encaustic on top of drawing. I have no idea what’s going to happen when I try and cut this off the board. Nothing, I hope.

Slate painting. I’ve actually started 10 of these. I don’t know why I can’t do things one by one.

Slate painting. I’ve actually started 10 of these. I don’t know why I can’t do things one by one.

Interlocked fingers.

This thing is taking so much longer than I thought it would.

This thing is taking so much longer than I thought it would.

I haven’t used gouache before but I don’t think it’s going badly.

I haven’t used gouache before but I don’t think it’s going badly.