Saturday, 17 September 2011

Calla Lillies and Cyclamen Still Life

The calla lillies my brother brought me the other week had me reaching for the watercolour paints again.

Not having a heavier weight paper to hand 
I used what I had, 
which was a smooth finished lighter weight more 
appropriate for line and light washes.
Consequently I had to take care not to overwork the surface
and could neither build washes nor lift paint
as I would have liked.
Still it's interesting to see how the different paper affects the outcome.

God Bless

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