Hydrangea

Today’s watercolor experiment: The next step in You Can Paint Vibrant Watercolors in Twelve Easy Lessons by Yuko Nagayama is painting grapes and mangos. The only grapes I had were very good, but I ate them and I didn’t have a mango. A few days ago, I bought my wife a hydrangea that had very dramatic coloring. I thought […]

Hasty Banana

Today’s watercolor experiment: The subject of today’s experiment is yet another bunch of bananas. I decided to take the bananas outside and place them on the patio table. The sun was bright and even though it only 60 degrees, it was hot. Here is a photograph of my banana set up. The sun is quite a […]

More Bananas

Practice makes perfect, so the saying goes. But practice must also have a goal. Today’s watercolor experiment: I liked yesterday’s bunch of bananas except that the sketch was a bit confusing, if examined closely. The ‘wild’ banana’s left end didn’t match up that nicely with the stem. So today’s goal was to draw less ambiguously. […]