Alright, so this is a pose I’ve done before. I know. It was recently even. For some reason I just find this pose interesting and I can’t come up with something new all the time. I was bound to start repeating myself at some point. I think I actually improved quite a bit over my last attempt at this pose though, which is quite encouraging for me. Also, this time it’s in colour! It’s not just a naked line drawing, sitting there waiting to be given form.
Today’s watercolouring was much more basic and minimalistic. I kind of like it though. Today I decided to try something a bit new, or rather an extension of the method I tried yesterday. It was sort of a really simple throw it to the wind and see what happens approach. I didn’t even touch my palette which was a bit scary so I didn’t have any premixed colours. I just guesstimated the right mix of colours to get onto my brush and then put them on the page and tried to make them work.
It was very interesting and I think it worked out much better today than it did yesterday. Maybe not something to do on the more detailed drawings. For this one I didn’t even attempt details and only used my broad brush. I think it worked out much better that way though. There’s still some obvious kinks to work out but I might try this approach again sometime. At some point I will still have to get better at mixing paints though.