Day 25 Working on learning how to use the yellows. This is a sunflower that the picture was cropped just catching a portion of these huge sunflower in my yard a few years back. It needs something. I will repost the final picture on this day 25 post . I need to get back on it and add the seeds in the center. Things got so muddy I gave up on this one. But worth going back to it and give it another chance. This is why I share its the good and the bad, and everything in between. Enjoying the journey!
My little painting of a yellow pansy, picture taken in my yard a few years ago. I used this cool purple watercolor that had tiny shiny glitters in it. The name escapes my memory right now. I promise in the future I will list some of these fun colors I have picked up over the years.
This painting is literally just 2 x 4 inches. good things come in small packages.
I really struggled with this one. Over all in the end I was happy with how it turned out. Not even close to the picture I used for inspiration. It was an owl. Not sure what people see when they look at those piercing eyes. I am finding more and more, I use less of the picture and just do what my painting soul tells me to do.
This painting is not very big, its about 7 inches by 9 inches done on 300 pound with Just slightly textured surface. I love the heavy papers.. no taping no stretching and no curling.
Hey there, day 22 8 days to go before this challenge is done. WOW amazed I’m keeping up. This little painting is about 2 inches by 4 inches done on a piece of ripped watercolor paper. So very rough edges 300 pound cold pressed paper. The heavier the paper the more water it can take.
Just a quick paint and post, a little yellow flower that grows in my garden. This painting is only 2 inches by 2 inches on arches paper. I guess I’m looking forward to spring with all these flower pictures. Have a great day.
Day 20 Happy to say I’ve been keeping up with the challenge. Not overly happy with this one. The wintery scene just looks static, the river is going up hill.. almost like it is a road way. Will promise myself to do this one over, at a later date.
Just having fun with washes the last few days. Trying not to get to heavy with the paint. Nothing too special not any major techniques other than wet in wet. I did let things dry a little bit. Trying to learn to be patient. I must pull out the hair dryer that may help the situation. This was a scene from a picture I took up in North Conway NH