Original impressionistic artwork by Chicago-based artist Sarah Croft Nightingale. Created with optimism in pursuit of beautiful, undisturbed moments. Award-winning and collected around the nation. Follow along the art-making journey.
Scribble, scribble, voila!
I’m the first to say that I don’t sketch as well as i’d like to. I do sketch before every painting though, and when I do it’s fast and simple. No shading, sometimes no contours, just shapes, shapes, shapes! These are some sketches in my trusty little sketchbook, however. They were quick too, but more “fancy.” (i.e. shading, contours . . . et cetra.) You can see that I try to use a pencil like a brush full of paint. Hehe! Enjoy! I will post again tonight! (Maybe a new painting, most likely a progess post, possibly just a post of old paintings.)
Hello and Welcome! I am Sarah Nightingale, a professional artist who loves to paint beautiful florals, serene landscapes, and incredible people. Here I share the behind-the-scenes details of my studio and artwork, guides to help you be your best, creative self, as well as my latest art work and projects. Read More…