Ole! (Well, it had to be a red challenge next, didn't it!)
I used a variety of reds for this one - cad red, permanent rose,carmine, cad red light, alizarin and perylene maroon but unfortunately the washes were a bit too wet and I didn't get the tonal differences that I was aiming for. However, I might do better next time now that I have worked out that you need to use less water. Reds seem to mingle and run more than some other colours - didn't know that before I did the red challenge.
About the Artist
I am a watercolourist first and foremost as I love the qualities of the medium, its riskiness and unpredictability. I started painting about 8 years ago and it has now become an integral part of my life. Hopefully, I will continue to paint into my dotage as I am given to understand that you can…View full profile