Remember this painting? I think I’m doing well with it and it’s fun trying out new techniques for different results. I’ve been dabbing the paint on like I learned to do in a watercolour class years ago and I’m using water in such a way that I can see the qualities of the paint more.
I just have to remember not to go overboard and leave the bits alone that don’t need anything doing to them! It’s good to reign myself in a bit as I think that I’m learning to control the paint more as I go along.
This has been a good exercise for me and it feels like I’m rediscovering the different ways that watercolour medium can be used. Just as a reminder, here’s what the painting looked like previously:
and this is what it looks like now:
She’s looking quite a bit different now isn’t she? I think she looks a bit like she’s been having her makeup done! What do you think?