Sunday, November 20, 2016

The Gap - pink light

After a failed version, I decided to listen to my teacher and "follow my instincts". So I decided three things:
  1. to walk away from the photograph and remember what it felt like on the day - the heat of the day, the beautiful light, the big sky, the stand of trees, the glorious mountains. 
  2. to use a mix of only three colours - my three favourites: ultramarine, ruby red (PV19) and vanadium yellow
  3. to refer back to one of my favourite books on watercolour landscapes. 
Here is the result:

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