Thursday, January 30, 2014

Watercolors & Colored Pencils

 
I took this dreaded watercolor painting and finished it with my cherished colored pencils. It feels more like home. I got the effect I was looking for with the layers of color. I will try the watercolors again, next time I'll use watercolor paper. I think the Bristol doesn't partner well with the watercolors.
 
 
A special thanks to my blog friends who sent notes of encouragement:
 
It's always nice to know we are not alone in our art struggles.
 

3 comments:

  1. I have found the same thing with Bristol paper, though in a small size it works quiet well. This is an amazing piece of art. I adore it--it fills my eyes. Which, is the greatest compliment I can give.

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  2. Happy that encouragement runs freely. Was working with watercolor pencils on water color paper. Need to go back and finish that...

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  3. Oops. And the piece looks great!

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COLLAGE COLLAGE COLLAGE with coffee filters

BUTTON BUNNY Color. I added color, acrylic paint to match the painted background peeking through the coffee filters.