Inspired by one of my favorite quotes "If you are not living on the Edge, you are taking up too much Space", and also the challenge of Larry Seiler, from whom I am following a teaching webcast on painting and stretching my boundarys, I am going to start a blog of 120 (or more) paintings, all postcard size, some from life, others from photos refs. they will be primarily watercolor, as I strive to become a better watercolorist, but I may also deviate into other areas as my fancy takes me. I love to experiment so you never know what might surface.

I love ink drawings colored with watercolor or colored ink. but I am also trying to lay color down without first drawing , trying to loosen up the compulsion to detail that I have

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Ribadeo Beach

this is pen (micron .05 and .1) and wash (daniel smith WC sticks- quin gold, quin burnt orange and cobalt)
on 6x6 handmade paper (book purchased at the Paper Umbrella). The ref photo is Ribadeo Beach  by Astur.


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