Our summer vacation amongst the Redwoods gave me much-appreciated space and time to play with watercolors. I could have sat for hours and hours experimenting with color blending. Actually, I guess I did sit for hours and hours doing just that. It was interesting to get familiar with the feeling of different blending techniques, and by the time I was working on the final plant drawing in this set, I felt like it was clicking more.
I like the bold, graphic quality of first drawing with a black ink pen (the Rapidograph in this case) and then filling in with watercolor.
- Tube watercolors
- Size 4 brush
- Rapidograph pen filled with india ink