Thursday, March 13, 2014

Intermediate Watercolor - The Figure: Taking off from your live studies

All the work we did in class this week can be a good resource for poses and color ideas. With a live study as a road map, you can see how to simplify your efforts and apply the paint with more certainty. Proportions can be corrected, overpainted sections can be refined, chances can be taken based on what worked and what didn't. You can add line work wherever necessary, and decide where you can afford to lose edges. Try out some backgrounds.
Here are some approaches that may inspire you:

Nora MacPhail

Aaron Coberly

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