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. 

Fair enough. 

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