Weekly Watercolor Project - Week #1 January 1, 2018 16:42
'And so it begins...'
Happy New Year. This year I am going to be making a weekly watercolor piece. Some of them will be good...others will be a learning experience. Here is Week #1's piece. I did this with all inktense pencils and a water brush...with a little bit of ink at the end. It's hard for me to not want to add ink lines to the piece. Maybe it's my affinity for cartoons. Also I think I am a little scared to just let the paint be the star. So next week I will ban pens from the desk just for fun. With this piece I can see that I didn't really leave enough highlights on the bird. So I am gonna plan for that better in the future. And finally, I approached this with the same mentality as a sketch....I think one thing that will be key going forward is paying more attention to the composition as a whole. I guess this is good starting point. Can't wait to see how this project develops. Do you have any watercolor advice? Leave me a comment and let me know something to try.