Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Strange Path II
8 &1/2" x 11" watercolor on paper
Last Sunday, Sarah said she was bored so I convinced her to do some watercolor painting with me. Getting started, I didn't have the most serious of intentions. I was going to give Sarah some pointers and have a beer or two while painting leisurely. However, I wound up really liking the painting.
Sarah's painting turned out nicely as well. Here are the suggestions I gave her:
1. Draw out the scene very lightly before starting.
2. Use only three colors to keep things simple: red, blue, and yellow.
3. Paint in shadow areas first.
4. Move colors around. Don't limit a color to one spot.
Here it is: