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Saturday, December 01, 2007

More Foliage Studies


More foliage studies, based on Cathy Johnson's book, "Painting Watercolors."

Watercolor sketch in Holbein sketchbook, 8 x 11" (27.6 x 20.6 cm).

I was pleased with the juiciness of the autumn tree. Also, my first attempt at rendering tree bark with any detail. Again, practice helps!

3 comments:

Nancy Standlee said...

I like these studies very much and I like Joseph Stoddard - found you on BlogRush. ns
http://nancystandlee.blogspot.com

Ella said...

The leaves are so vibrant! Also love the texture you have achieved on the tree bark. It looks very real.

rpenberthy said...

Love the tree bark study. Please do more.