Sunday, May 5, 2013

Hutong Doorway

So here is an attempt at pure watercolour, no pen lines. I'm reading a great book about watercolour by Tom Hoffmann called Watercolour Painting. Brilliant title. Seriously, his paintings are loose and beautiful. His premise so far is that you have to see things in terms of colour values (light, medium and dark) and basic shapes. He has a lovely, underworked and fresh style, which I think is vital for lovely watercolour. It helps that the guy is a painting genius. Never mind. Here is my attempt at trying to keep things simple and trying to have three basic values

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