Monday, August 18, 2008

Black and White Value Study

Lake Taho Poppy - a value study done only with M.Graham's Paynes Grey. The was a great lesson in the myriad of value changes you can work towards accomplishing using only one paint color. As a little twist in the end - I threw in the bee in color! The painting was used as the signature piece for my last show.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Eiffle Tower by Night

Watercolor from a photograph I took during the light show on the Eiffel Tower in Paris. A time-consuming process of masking the image of the Eiffel onto the paper with a metal point and masking fluid one tiny stroke at a time. The piece is then painted over and finished all except the tower. It took 7 layers of deep watercolor tones to create the night sky. The masking medium is then rubbed off and the tower was finished avoiding the dark paint as it would wash into the lights of the tower.

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Fall Leaves Study - Watercolor

  • A Watercolor study in Fall leaves using M.Graham watercolor paints. Salt and alcohol pattern techniques applied for texture.
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