Monday, January 26, 2009

Watercolor Painting - Hotel d'Europe--Avignon

Hotel d'Europe--Avignon (a la Charles Reid)

Watercolor on Strathmore 400 Series CP paper, 9" x 12" (23 x 30 cm).

I copied this painting from Charles Reid's "Watercolor Secrets" book, because I really liked how, in this painting, he preserved the white paper in various areas, including the people's clothing and the background; something I've had a hard time doing for a long time and am finally realizing how to make it work by studying Reid's techniques.

There's more stuff on my Flickr photostream.