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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Watercolor Iris Demo #2

I am not very far on this as the last 3 days have required me to be gone but I have done a little and wanted to post that as it helps me to stay on track knowing you are waiting for an update! Seems life can get in the way sometimes but the important part is doing a little when you can as it still is then moving forward.
I have spent time with the drawing in some of these areas to know how the pattern actually goes and think I have alot of that figured out now. I have just gently added some of the front veining to just see if I like the way it is looking...I can now do some washes over them and then decide how dark they should go. Hopefully tomorrow and through theh weekend I can get more done. It is hard taking the picture because we are -30 with windchill so let me tell you...I run out the door and take this shot pretty fast! ha!!! Hopefully next time it will be a more intersting looking flower developing.


Ona Kingdon said...

Janie, its looking wonderful already <3 get two floor standing lamps (they are about $20 each from IKEA if you have one close) and put daylight bulbs in them. Then put both at 45 degrees to your painting, one each side. Then you can take photos without going outside :)

Jane Freeman said...

Part of the problem Ona is my home is all golden knotty pine...ceilings included and that bounced yellow gets into everything...I have been trying to come up with a plan here to block some of that so I have a better way to take pictures...but this has been my problem for all these years...ha!