'This world is but a canvas to our imagination' - Henry David Thoreau
|Watercolors By Andrea Burke||
I avoided painting wet on wet my entire watercolor career! No control where it goes, bleeds where it isn't supposed to, vanishes in thin air! Well, with Susan's method of priming the paper with water, wait til it no longer shines, prime again and then drop in paint - you do have control - and you can make softer edges, and easily contour shapes. I like it very much! Now on the patience side....it's torture to work for so long and have so little to show for it, but in the end it will be worth it! And I'm loving painting with my old pals Pthalo Blue, Pthalo Green and Alizarin Crimson! They make such great colors! For what it's worth, here is today's progress:
Andrea Burke, WVWS
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