Lovely painting David you have caught the light very well. The boats are well drawn and the overall feel is good. When your painting think about lost and found edges more that will automatically make your painting feel looser. Marks comment was spot on. My painting style came from by sloppy and lazy attitude to most things in life. I’m not…[Read more]
Superb, you have created a lovely feeling of light by darkening the shadows. You have also managed to create great depth. The hill in the middle ground has various greens which really help to draw the viewers eye into the painting. Excellent.
Interesting work Tina, The pallet knife created plenty of texture and your colours remain quite transparent. This method of painting looses all the subtle qualities of watercolour. I can imagine using a pallet knife sparingly in some way with watercolour could create some interesting textures. A good exercise Tina. Thanks for sharing.
Some great advice already given Robert. Like others I don’t see much wrong with what you have achieved already but then again I’m not in your minds eye to know what you were truly after. When I’m using a wet-into-wet technique my way of judging the right time to go back with paint is to look at the paper side on and when the sheen produced by…[Read more]
Looking good Brian, what brand of pastels are you using? I used to use pastels over failed watercolours sometimes they turned out pretty good. You seem to have a natural flair for the pastels a bit more forgiving than watercolours.