Could be a sunrise/or sunset here as well. Nice! Watercolor is tough. The only thing I might have done a little different is blend the clouds that are right over the mountain just a smidge more - other than that it's such a vibrant piece and the color choices are fantastic. I should probably break out the watercolors again...one of these days.
Twilight lake is my favorite. Amazing that you are doing these with kids watercolors!! I have a decent set of watercolors - cost me a pretty penny but nice colors and easy to work with....when I choose to work with them that is. Mirror Lake reminds me of Moose antlers - sorry - my mind sees things like that. Window in the Snow reminds me of the lava tubes we have around here.
I like the way you just tackle any medium without fear or reservation. Best way to learn and learn quickly!
Lol. Moose antlers. Now that you mention it. Yeah. Subliminal advertising for the Moose Jaw Saskatchewan chamber of commerce. The Twilight Lake started as a cloud experiment in which I discovered an easy way to work clouds. Watercolor work seems to have its set of skills that makes it a fun and very quick medium. I actually broke my one day record by doing 12 yesterday.
Chanda, at my. age, one has no time to waste, so much left to do! I'm giving myself the opportunity to find whatever medium best suits my style.
My little set is just about out of cobalt blue and black, but there are a few paintings left.
Here is a 16 x 20 of a view from Panorama Point in Sequolla National Park: "Foggy Morning".
We must have posted at the same time, PencilMeIn. Thanks! I'm. Partial to "mare in the mist too". That last one of Sequolla Natnl. Park had a test for doing fog. I came up with a technique of lifting paint off the paper. I really appreciate both of your complements and comments!
I have an extensive collection of photos from my travels, they are indeed coming in handy. Not sure if this was from New Mexico or Utah, I call it "Butte Mesa" 11 x 14.
I sure should have. I'm just glad I took them. I can tell by the context of the pics before and after it that it was on the old Devils hwy rte 666, now 491 somewhere between Gallup and Cortez Co. Most likely in the area south of Shiprock. Last time I saw El Morro was on a HS trip. We are talking prehistoric times there! So I will leave El Morro for you to paint.
Thank you, Peach! I've slowed down considerably since posting that.
Here is my first watercolor in a while, "Abandoned" 11 x 16. No explaination for why I did this, I just stared at the blank paper and this developed.