Sunday, February 26, 2012
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Lesson 2 in Dion Dior's Mastering Twinks class includes color theory and the first three exercises involve creating a color whell with Twinkling H2O's
I decided to do two wheels - one, above, with the recommended premixed colors.
The second using the primary colors and mixing my secondary and tertiary colors.
I am glad that I did both, I used the wrong color for my red in my mixed wheel and ended up with a brown rather than a purple. I do have to say that the blue and the red used did not mix all that well. Although all the other mixed turned out great. It was a good lesson in mixing Twinks, they are very different from traditional watercolors.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Twinkling H2Os, done from a tutorial on Dion Dior's blog
Sunday, February 12, 2012
I find myself fascinated with backgrounds and colors - I only wish this truly reflected the richness and glow of the Twinkling H2Os - the texture is provided by a number of things - the watercolor paper that I glued into my sketchbook, the glue itself and an application of Golden's clear tar gel.
Attempting to stay true to my word - EXPLORE