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 […]

Circle Table

Today’s watercolor was inspired by yesterday’s photograph of a coffee table made from a tree. I constructed it from memory, using a compass to draw more than 30 concentric circles. I used a French curve to outline the branches, which I placed on lines radiating from the circles’ center. I was hoping to begin by painting the central […]