Friday, March 30, 2012

The Waterbrush

I don't know how I've managed to miss this for so long, but I recently discovered waterbrushes.  Suddenly all of my excuses for not doing watercolors anymore have disappeared.  I can take these little suckers anywhere since they fit right into a pencil case and with watercolor pencils, there is not a big need to mess around with sloppy paints or gouaches, at least not on the fly in my little moleskine.  Very late last night while watching tv in bed, I started to play for the first time.  My technique needs perfecting, but I like the effect.  I am dreaming of capri sandals and warmer weather.  It's cold and rainy in Philadelphia, but it's Italy in my sketchbook.

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