Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Opening Reception Friday

Brushes with the Land
June 18th, 2010 (Friday)
Michele's work has been chosen for this juried exhibition. The 4th annual “BRUSHES with the Land” show runs June 18 through July 18 and features a wide range of Northwest Landscapes by 42 artists from Washington and Oregon.

Please join us for the Opening Reception on Friday, June 18th, from 5 pm to 8 pm.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Sketch Corrections

Original Watercolor

Here are the corrections I've made to the previous original sketch.

I've paid more attention to value contrasts and counter-change, light against dark. I feel that I've got a greater sense of distance and glare on the water's surface.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Value Problems

Original Watercolor Sketch

Here's the sketch as painted initially. I see some good things I like about it, but realize that the values are too closely related for the impact of water reflections that I wanted.

I will post the results of my remedies, whether they work or not.