My two recent posts (Siding, Up Close and Surface of the House) were close up shots of wooden siding lit by oblique rays of the sun. Below is a photo from a greater distance.
Another photo lit with sidelong rays:
I used rough paper for this composition. So far it is just a background. I’ve got some thinking to do before I propose an appropriate foreground befitting such a textured surface.
It is hard to wrinkle up 300 pound paper without tearing it. I was fairly successful at it today’s watercolor. Below is the first phase, where I used mainly earthy colors with blues along the ridges. The patterns on the rough, unpainted paper made me think of how some of Paul Klee’s later work were […]