Saturday, July 10, 2010

Watercolour experiments - abstract exercise #2

I hate throwing away paint - I have to use every last bit of it. Nowadays, I try not to ruin a painting by adding on more and more layers of watercolour (which is the best way to get mud, of course). Instead, I start another painting or experiment with it. Abstract exercises are the best excuse for me to use up gorgeous leftover colours.

Here is what I did with what was left of my poppy #1, following Rolina van Vliet's instructions. It would look quite nice as a large painting, don't you think?:

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