|Center for Wooden Boats Saunders Cold Press 5"x 7"|
Friday, May 29, 2015
A Study of Water Reflections
I have been working on studying the different ways water can be represented. Here are watercolors I did from a scene at the Center for Wooden Boats in Seattle. I started with very loose light washes with irregular edges at the reflection. Over that base while still wet I added some darks. The paper was drying up a bit so I started getting hard edges around the white areas. After that first layer had dried a bit I added the final crisp dark strokes. To keep this painting somewhat simple and abstract. I was looking at shape, value and color.