February 23, 2013
The rough edges of the watercolour leaves are phenomenal aren’t they? Just some little sneak peaks at a watercolour of Provence at dusk. I literally closed the book on it a few weeks ago because it wasn’t working, but as I needed to make some marks on paper last night before drinks, (you know how […]
February 19, 2013
What a sky, eh? Sometimes with evening skies I feel that if you represented them accurately no-one would think the painting believable. There is something about the first image which reminds me of the kind of ‘heavenly skies’ you see in baroque church ceilings. (Whose colours always seemed a little ‘heightened’, if you’ll pardon the […]
February 17, 2013
As promised. Harsh lighting in this photograph as it was taken around midday. Could have added more dark shadows etc to the rocks and foreground but happy enough with it as is. Enjoyed trying to match the colours for the beach foliage. Missing just the right grey-green (that mildew/lichen colour). Any suggestions, fellow pastel painters?