The simplicity of watercolors beckons.
The Rekab 320s #2 performs this task, this technique with exquisite finesse.
Burnt Sienna, PBr7 creates the brilliance, the tonal nuances, the clarity, the lack of mud that I delight in.
The tip of a skewer to add, judiciously, if needed a few hints of veins here and there.
one short stroll
A mini wander around the local park, gathering my own easy to carry, reference materials. Things that are tangible, things that have some personal meaning to me. Something, that allows me to impart a bit of spark and zing into the creation.
one single fluid heartfelt brushstroke
A single continuous stroke to complete the form. One brushstroke, from the heart to the mind; on through to the shoulder then hand, to the brush all in one fluid, continuous extension of thought. Simplicity. Not simple.
I don’t desire any bells and whistles. Back to Nature, the calming feel of one good brush and a relaxing mood to convey. Zen. That’s all.
* Watercolor Brushes, Banish Boring Brushstrokes, and the page Watercolor Basic Tips numerous helpful tips on papers, colors, techniques, mud, fiddling, etc. you may find entertaining and enlightening.