As the sun breaks through showers, the scene is backlit, creating warm reflections in a standing pool. Careful draftsmanship, pen painting, masking, dry brushing and texturing pull this painting together.
A soft mist chills the landscape on a cool, sunless afternoon as the Salisbury Light stands guard. This painting requires a careful drawing to simplify the foreground trees. April flowers push up through the damp earth and wet-into-wet sets the mood.
Historically, a line drawing is a pen & ink drawing with watercolor added. In this project, the edges of the rock forms are defined by dark pen lines to define the edges, create a design, and express the forms in an individual way. The watercolor, crosshatching, scribbling and varying the lines, enhances the […]