Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Was the Sky That Blue?
"Blue Sky," 9" x 12" watercolor on Arches 100% cotton rough w/c paper
Yep, everything got out of control from the very start. I painted the sky first (cobalt blue plus a little phthalo blue plus a little French ultramarine), which lead to deeper shadows on the flower than necessary, which lead to another coat for the sky, and before I knew it, the sky had run away with the painting.
I guess it just wanted to be the main character this time.
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