I did a little “plein-air” painting at the lake. I found that painting outdoors helped me be a little looser with my style:
This is a wild rose bush that I painted – looking at this view:
I was a bit limited with my paint colors so I added a little contrast with color pencils at the end.
I think painting outdoors allowed me more freedom to experiment with watercolors.
I painted this postcard (last week) from a photo I posted previously:
I don’t think I was able to paint as freely when following this photo:
I kept trying to add to it with color pencils and then a black micron pen and I think I lost some of the spontaneity.
I’m curious to hear which one you like best! Thanks! 🙂