Hello from NZ, where are you based, Judith? If I may ask?
Do I understand it right, this one is your painting and the previous one the one you were working from?
Anyway, I love it. The light looks like late afternoon and the loose figures give the painting a nice perspective.
Ok, I’ve tried it again, this time without drawing ANY helpline. I’ve used the chinese brush – fittingly. And I’ve followed Fiona’s suggestion to give the man his beloved cap.
The boats are my biggest struggle in both versions.
This photo was just overwhelming so I decided to simply ‘attack’ it without much ado. I only lightly drew the curve with a watercolour pencil and roughly where the figure should be and then let loose with the brush. I tell you what, it was so liberating and so much fun.
Robert, I stole your idea with the hat, I hope you don’t mind. This hat just…[Read more]