Hi all I havent done many watercolour portraits and usually i would put a wash on first but this time i kind of forgot and got straight into the portrait lol my question is what should I do now? Im worried about ruining it 🤔 should i do some blobs splashes running out of the sides of the dog should i put a light wash around it? Leave it white?
I would leave the background alone. As you say, you might cause parts of the dog to run, and it can be very difficult to keep an unnatural-looking line from forming – either white because you don’t want the wash to touch or darker because the wash does touch.
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