Harlequin Ducks ( Watercolour on Arches 140lb HP, approx 5"x 8")

Harlequin Ducks ( Watercolour on Arches 140lb HP, approx 5"x 8")
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Just lovely, Bob! I actually like HP, but yes, it can be a bit unforgiving!

A lovely scene and watercolour Bob. I like the palette you’ve used and the treatment of the background, it doesn’t compete with the stars of the show.

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14/04/2018
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Not sure if I like working on HP paper, the Not and Rough papers seem more forgiving with watercolour, but I have a few 1/4 Imperial sheets left so I'll persevere with it. Maybe I'll do a gouache on it and see how that goes. Like many of my small paintings, I've turned this one into a card. Colours used were mostly Raw Sienna, Light Red, Cobalt and Ultramarine blues, Raw Umber and Warm Sepia. For a change, most of the work was done with a 16mm Sable One Stroke flat brush.

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Bob Biggart

I'm an amateur artist who started to paint in watercolours about 1990, when I found that the watercolours I admired in galleries were way beyond my price range. My thinking was that in time I might be able to produce paintings that I could hang on my wall at home, and be happy with. At the…

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