What Sandra said about complimentary colors is true, and also consider your tones or hues. Looking at your colors, online at least, shows me that your hues are almost all the same. Deep and rich tones…what you may try is varying the tones so that when you do shading, it shows up better.
Portland Metro Area has so many fantastic places one could paint from. Would it be possible to have a Plein Air Meet Up someday??
Picture take today (Halloween)at the lagoon in Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden. log in lagoon
Mostly I use Princeton and Richeson they are affordable, hold a good point and can easily be replaced every few years without breaking the bank to do so. Deb Watson pointed this out in one of her tutorials and I have to say, I agree.
I suspect there is some sort of bleaching agent it in, and that may cause the drying out they are referring to. However, I’ve been using my one little door prize sample for two years and not noticed any drying out.
Of course I just use nylon/synthetic brushes, mostly Princeton. Can’t afford sable and so forth. Perhaps it was used to heavily with…[Read more]
Just another gal from the PNW that has too many hobbies.
What are those hobbies you say?? Knitting, Spinning (yarn, to knit with, naturally) baking, quilting, sewing, used to make beaded jewelry but my eyes can’t do it anymore. Zentangles, ATC’s, and of course, Watercolors.
Just lately I am trying my hand at some basic embroidery. My goal is to…[Read more]
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