Sunday, July 8, 2012

free write #52/Watercolor

i started doing watercolor after my first back operation.  it was easier on my body than batiking which required some lifting of dye baths.  watercolor was a lot like painting silks...brushes loading with pigment; color spreading out in the wet on wet technique.  using salt for texture was also something i learned painting silks.
i sometimes have a heavy hand when it comes to watercolor. i like my pigments thick.  glaze upon glaze to achieve rich color, but sometimes the colors go all muddy.

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