Yet Another Factor

Today’s watercolor experiment: I am still in the abstract mode, as I have been for the past couple of days. Today, I decided to experiment in the same vein with peacock blue, a Holbein pigment made up of a green (PG7) and phthalo blue (PB15), quinacridone red and lemon yellow. In the color test strip […]

Dot Matrix

Today’s watercolor experiment:  I practiced a bit more with inks on watercolor paper today. The grid I drew was to be the framework for a series of drips. Although I was careful in my draftsmanship, I threw caution to the wind after flooding the entire rough-surfaced paper with water. My first drip, burnt sienna (I was mistaken yesterday […]


Today’s watercolor experiment: I began with soaking wet paper, streaking permanent mauve across its width. I left room at the top for another color. I chose Prussian blue, since I wanted  a color close to mauve, on the color wheel.  As they mingled, I dropped on some clear water. I love when the water chases the pigment away […]

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