Syd's Challenge / Orange and Blue
Being away for a few days, I finally had the time to answer Syd's Challenge on the Forum: Orange and Blue. I made the ink drawing with a Unipin 0,8 marker. The paints are Cadmium Orange and Ultramarine Blue by Winsor and Newton. Because of the opacity of the orange, I had to redraw some ink lines after the watercolour was dry. In the original painting, the orange is a bit brighter but I am rather pleased with the mixes for the sand and the dunes: unexpected. I think of all the challenge combinations this is my favourite. What do you think?
About the Artist
I live in Blankenberge on the Belgian Coast, about 15km from Bruges. After being trained as an art teacher in the 60ties, I started teaching for a few years. Then I had my carreer in a school administration. After retirement, I started drawing and painting again. I bought a lot of English books…View full profile