I wasn’t feeling too well on saturday so I decided on going to a drawing workshop instead of going to my dance class. And what a great choice it was. Both exercises involved starting the drawing with a wash and only put the line afterword. Totally out of my confort zone but I really loved the technique. It makes the drawing much more spontaneous. And anyway, I wanted to improve my use of watercolours…
In Maru‘s exercise we would draw directly with watercolour, complementing the drawing with colored pencils, even if the watercolor was still wet. And no need to use the real colours, but with colours that had to do with our mood.
With Santi, it was more controlled. We would allow the watercolour to dry first. And as I did not have coloured pencils, I used a black pen instead:
And sunday I had registered for another watercolour workshop, “Atmospheric watercolour”, by Jenny Adams.
No real colours here as well, but a limited palette. I decide to use just 2 colours, and it turned out very interesting, albeit a bit subdued. Will try it next time with really bright colours.