Monday, July 26, 2021
Sky and Grass Along the Bay, 9" x 9" watercolor on Arches 100% cotton cold press paper
Got carried away as usual re: the intensity of the blue sky--tried to lighten it and that made it worse. The sky gets so blue here! But I am learning that you have to go easy with representing skies on paper or those intense blues will walk away with it all. In painterly terms, it's easy to go too dark with the sky values.
In the middle of another version. Stay tuned.
I met Sally forty years ago when I was twenty and she was the one in her sixties. I was a waitress at a Howard Johnson’s restaurant on...