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9th Annual Art-a-Day Challenge, January 2018!

Friday, January 1, 2016

"Valentine Hearts and Humming Bird Watercolor Lesson"

Step one drawing

washing in the light background values

adding darker values under the petals.
darkening the leaf values

Add color wash to the humming birds feathers.

Embellishing the watercolor with valentine hearts.

Spattering the background with red bursts.
My First Artaday challenge piece for 1-1-2016
Gail Roadhouse full time artist
urbansketcher and instructor


Bobi Wilson said...

This is lovely and you are so awesome about documenting. For those of us who don't paint it's nice to be made aware of and appreciate the process.

patti said...

Very thoughtful Gail, thank you!
Be my Valentine!!!
patti kirch

a woman who is said...

I love you style girl <3
Cindy R.