Thursday, July 4, 2013

Creating Challenge Days 184 & 185--Watercolor Painting

I have progressed with my stretch sketch. I transferred the sketch onto hotpress watercolor paper, shifting a few things around. (Sorry it's lightly drawn and therefore difficult to see.)

I then painted it with watercolors, using both pan watercolors and watercolor crayons. Some of this involved painting wet over dry as well as creating a wash for the background.

Tomorrow, pen work.

Even though I've previously stated that I would not usually paint this kind of picture, I have enjoyed it. Firstly, I feel challenged. Secondly, I realize I can sketch and paint anything and have fun doing it. I plan to do this again in the near future!

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