watercoloristramblings

October 31, 2011

Desert Wash

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , — watercoloristramblings @ 12:18 pm

Although I generally work in watercolors I started with oils and acrylics. This oil I did plein aire near Phoenix. The big difference between oil and watercolor is with oils you lay in a dark foundation then build up your lights, in watercolor you work to save your whites and build your darks. Most of the workshops I have attended for oils always note at some point that a watercolorists is among them. Just too anxious to lay in the highlights.

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1 Comment »

  1. Lovely picture – thanks

    http://www.andybeelfrps.co.uk

    Comment by andybeel — October 31, 2011 @ 7:09 pm


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