New waterlily painting from this summer. This time I went to take some photos at summer cottage on a row boat. It was a bit later in the afternoon and the sun was shining beautifully in the water, making the bit murky water shine in oranges from my angle when I was dangling in the…
Watercolor painting – Golden Marsh-marigold
So here is the other finished watercolor painting of the bright yellow marsh-marigolds. This is a continuation to my aquatic series. I was inspired by a stream next to a road where there was huge bundles of marsh-marigolds almost everywhere along the stream. The flowers were bright yellow against the quite dark and murky surrounding….
Oops I did it again – masking fluid fun
Yes. I managed to do it again. Even though I used different (schmincke) blue masking fluid than what I previously used and on a different paper (I now used my last sheet of Canson Moulin Du Roy, Hot pressed). (Water color painting – Forest spirit) I was a bit hesitant whether I want to mask…
Watercolor flower painting on panel with watercolor ground
First painting I made on the panel prepared with watercolor ground, was a pink waterlily, The Queen of the Lake. I wanted to use the vibrant Daniel Smith watercolor tubes I had purchased earlier. I was so smitten by the awesome and bright Opera Pink that I wanted to make the pink waterlily painting first….
As I mentioned earlier (https://soila.art.blog/2020/01/18/painting-loose-flowers/), I’ve been reading quite a few art related books recently and a book by Jean Haines inspired me to try more loose painting and taught a lot on e.g. color (and water) use, how to blend colors beautifully and keep vibrant colors. The book I read is: Jean Haines’ Atmospheric…