Tuesday, July 19, 2011

In a parallel universe, summer storms are very colourful....
I used watercolours our of a tube, and some gouache, and painted wet on wet. A little trick to disperse the paint is to add drops of soapy water (washing-up liquid) from the tip of a brush into the wet paint.)

Detail: See the full painting here



Ná bris do loigrín ar stól nach bhfuil i do shlí.
(Do not break your shin on a stool that is not in your way.)

4 comments:

  1. I would like a trip to your universe right now!!! We have a flooded basement and it's miserably hot outside. Now that you have heard my whine, I like the picture and appreciate the advice about soapy water. I am doing beginning backgrounds right now :-)

    Are you using more color in your pictures lately or am I just beginning to SEE!!!

    Big hugs,
    Suz

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  2. Your colourful water colour led me straight to your shop...... you are truly an inspiration! So many wonderful items... I'll have one of each... xoxo

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  3. Beautiful, colorful, fresh and ... very zen!

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  4. Anonymous11:05 AM

    you have such an amazing eye for colour Colette......

    Anon the Elder.....x

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