22 Jun '18, 1pm

Midway point: #30x30DirectWatercolor2018

Great post – it’s really useful to stop and take stock of what’s going on (having said which – wonder if you’ve seen Marc’s most recent post where he says he’s sick of watercolour!!!?) Like you, I’m a ‘line-first’ protagonist and so all this has been infuriating at times, but one thing I’ve discovered is that doing quick sketches of people (my favourite subject) can be a lot faster, once you’ve got that thing about shape rather than line flowing a bit more intuitively. A very useful discovery! And like you I’ve really enjoyed just feeling the quality and behaviour of the paint more than I usually do. I love that desert landscape of yours – but your people sketches have taken on a new dimension as well. Fabulous stuff!

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