This was a quick watercolour on a visit to Italy, Lake Iseo, as part of a group painting holiday in 2010. As everyone was busy painting at the time, my painting effort was not observed by the 3 ladies in the picture....and it was a rear view! To get the warm glow wash of yellow/pink/blue - I soaked the paper and used a bulls eye effect - a centre circle of yellow, surrounded by alizaron crimson and then an outer circle of blue. I didn't sketch in advance, just painted a vague effect for the figures. This took about 10 to 15 minutes and seemed to work quite well.
About the Artist
I've been painting almost ten years, initially with watercolours, then moving on to oils and other media. I am self taught, though have attended several short painting courses. I paint as a hobby and also belong to 2 art groups in Yorkshire. I exhibit through them and local galleries. I love…View full profile