Monday, July 27, 2009

"Summer Skies", plein air watercolour painting

"Summer Skies", 6 x 16", plein air watercolour painting

Trying to keep my hand in watercolours, I did this with friend and student Lindsey Stead. Painting clouds from life is always a challenge, but I believe it is the only way to truly see them. While watercolour painting in the sun and wind does make for some challenges, if you are 'present' with each stroke, there is enough time to soften edges -just. (click to see an enlargement)

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