I’ve been playing around more with my water colors. I’m trying different looks to skies, ground and water. Just the basic things. Easier said than done.
We have not been able to get away during the summer, due to my injury and other factors. So I guess my summer getaway is painting. Images of places I would like to be. I’m reading watercolor books, and visiting watercolor blogs.
I tend to forget that I need the white of the paper left, at least some of it! So that is what I’ve been concentrating on.
This was painted with the wet on wet technique. I should have used thicker paper or taped it down to prevent the buckling when it dried.
I was playing around with trees and everything else was an afterthought.
A chickadee on thistles
Again, I think less would have been more, the background was added. I should have left it out. I was going for a blurry background, but……
Oops, overworked, I just kept going, I knew it was trash, ha
A water bird, working on shadows and the sky
Knit Fast, Dye Yarn
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