THE TREES ON CLIEVES’ HILLS – WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

P1020535(1)I’ve done scene before and posted it, but I came across it the other day and wondered if I could try it in the three cool colours I use, following on from the previous post where I used three warm colours. So this was done with lemon yellow, alizarin red and winsor blue. I have tried this combination before and found it  quite difficult, when compared to using the warm colours – maybe it’s the more staining effect of the winsor blue and  alizarin  which can quickly overpower the painting . I must  try a few more to see if you get a different feel to the paintings with the cooler colours.

I wasn’t completely happy with the original painting  which you can see below and applied the paints on this one  in a much looser way.

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3 thoughts on “THE TREES ON CLIEVES’ HILLS – WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

  1. Thanks. It’s strange that this is the second painting I’ve redone in a looser style and someone has preferred the earlier more formal style. It’s interesting to hear this and thought provoking because you think the changes you make are an improvement.

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