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post #1 of Old 03-19-2017, 08:36 AM Thread Starter
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Critique Please My First Watercolor

This is my first watercolor painting. I need to know where it succeeds and where it fails please. If you have any watercolor tricks to share please do!
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to me it fails with perspective and depth. top half gives me a sense of depth while the bottom half ruins it for me. would love to see some yellow
light on top of the reed in the back and going down a bit like you managed on the tree twigs. good to seeing you still at it tho
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to me it fails with perspective and depth. top half gives me a sense of depth while the bottom half ruins it for me. would love to see some yellow
light on top of the reed in the back and going down a bit like you managed on the tree twigs. good to seeing you still at it tho
Thank you for the advice, in my photo reference everything is black as far as the tree and reeds so I was trying for a little more light. I felt the green around the water was a little flat but am not sure how to fix it, is it too late to try to lighten this or is it still possible?

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i dont think you can lighten watercolors can u? the water itself is working for me its really just the black/ dark greenish mass that is the reed thats bothering me.
its all uniform dark hence i see no depth while there is depth everywhere else. thats why i suggested the lightning but i dont know how you would paint
light over dark spot with water color

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Finished. Added some more depth, it will do for this painting. It was fun and I learned a lot!
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Very very nice actually especially for a first time! Keep it up!
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Very very nice actually especially for a first time! Keep it up!
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