I like doodles like this.....just wish I could produce something with the interest this has.....colours and shapes, both organic and angular.

Thank you Fiona. I would say don't worry about the end result and just play with the paint. This started off because I was playing with a new colour that I was trying, DS Lunar Earth, basically a heavily granulating earth brown. That set me off playing with other granulating pigments which are fun combos, so, for example, W&N Cobalt Green PG50 mixed with DS Quin Red. It looks like mud but when you paint it in a wet wash it separates out and is lovely. Adding a few other colours, making dribbles, backruns, etc. then using Neocolor on the resulting jumble.

Beautiful effects, love it Alita

Thank you Carole and Maureen!

Thanks very much for the Alita.

I just love your vision Alita. Exciting.

Thanks Elaine, I am glad that you find it interesting. Sometimes paintings just make a connection!

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Watercolour & Neocolor doodle

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Alita Porter

I live and work in rural Aberdeenshire. I cannot remember a time when I didn't paint, draw and create. All my working life I have made my living from my creativity, in one form or another. A lot of my work is comprised of highly textured abstract paintings, using acrylic on canvas. I have recently…

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