Abstract Circles

Today I experimented with another type of frisket (liquid latex that, when dried, resists watercolor paint).  I dripped little perfect circles at different places, then drew larger circles with a compass. I washed the paper with lemon yellow except for the partial circle at the lower left. I overpainted most of the yellow with a dark indanthrone blue except for the large circle on the right side.

Watercolor: Abstract Circles with Pen and Ink

Abstract Circles #1
12″x9″ 140# Cold Pressed Watercolor Block

I like the contrast between the small yellow and orange circles and the dark blue background. I consider this piece a rough sketch. I must figure out a way to get a uniform dark background and keep the contrast.

Getting there is half the fun.

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