Persil and Ariel
I saw a photo of these two gleamingly white boats on the Paint My Photo site and really wanted to take on the challenge of painting white boats on white paper. It didn't say what the boats were called, so I have light heartedly named them Persil and Ariel (both of which are reputed to get your whites whiter than white) - I just hope I managed to do the same with my boats! I also had the challenge of using Fabriano Artistico, which is a real change for me from the Langton I have used for years. The paint behaves very differently on it I found and it is taking a bit of getting used to. However, I will persevere with it as I feel the colours take on a more subtle look than they do on Langton.
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