Prior to starting thepainting I worked out the color scheme on a piece of scrap watercolor paper. I do this frequently making notes of the colors used. I then file this away where I can reference it later.
After lightly sketching in an outline drawing on my watercolor paper, I use a wet in wet technique to lay in broad washes of color. I let the bold colors blend naturally in the wet wash moving from very warm to very cool in the shadow areas. This will create the drama I am looking […]