Monday, June 17, 2013

Landscapes Three Ways

Just playing around with watercolor approaches. I posted some progress shots of these last week, but here they are "finished" and scanned.

Watercolor, charcoal & graphite landscape1
Outlines in thick indigo watercolor, filled in with transparent watercolor layers landscape3
And landscape detail outlined in softer watercolor of different colors landscape4.1 My photo reference (the amazing Butchart Gardens in Victoria, BC) and a postcard of Toshi Yoshida's woodcut "Linnoji Garden", my jumping off point for experimenting with technique. IMG_3118

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