Succulent closeup

From WC2010-2011

This was March’s All Paint project on the Watercolorworkshop yahoo group. it’s a succulent rosette, and I had SUCH fun painting it. I used aureolin yellow, antwerp blue and a red on my palette, I think cad red? I’m going to set it aside for a day or two before messing with it any longer. it’s on a 9×12 arches 140 lb block. I’m pleased with it. NIce to have something that turned out ok after taking two weeks off from painting because of real life!

Comments, criticisms, suggestions?

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10 thoughts on “Succulent closeup

  1. WOW. That is perfect, I could reach right into this. The shading is perfect and you used the white paper just right. Do Not Touch. My only drawback with it is what a shame it wasn’t on a bigger piece of paper! Double mount it and put it in a very nice frame and hang it on your wall. You can do the happy dance each time you see it.

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