Current Work and Reflections
I am still doing small studies in color with watercolors. I am finding this experience very freeing because I have no expectations and therefore the results can not be a disappointment. Working with only three primary colors (triads), there is no worries about colors not working together. All secondary and tertiary colors are created from the 3 chosen primary colors. At first you may think that this would be a bit limiting, but I am quickly realizing this not to be the case. Below are two 5 x 7 quick studies of a rose cluster. Both paintings are done with the same triad [cobalt blue, rose madder, and new gamboge], on the same paper, wet-in-wet, yet the outcomes are very different as you can see.