Adventures In Watercolor 1

As promised last week, here are some of the watercolor paintings I did over the course of my class (it’s a 5-week class, and we’re in our last week now). I put this in chronological order – as you can see, my earlier attempts were pretty clumsy…

Anyway, the themes of our first few weeks are still life – flowers, fruits, and food. We only copy from existing paintings, since we weren’t good enough to paint from photos and real life yet (that would be later.)

This is a cake, in case you can’t tell…

This I did at home, based on a photo I took of our fairy lilies. I wanted to try the wet-on-wet technique, but I wasn’t quite there yet:

More to come soon!

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3 Comments on “Adventures In Watercolor 1”

  1. Mike says:

    These are great, Salazar! I especially like the bell peppers stacked on top of each other. I find that fruit is usually pretty easy to paint (though bananas are hard! I tried it once).

    I know that I said it before, but I’m so proud of you. Keep up the good work, keep painting, keep on being creative!

  2. […] out soon. But in the meantime, check out what my friend, Salazar, is doing over on her blog, 14 Shades of Grey. I am not the only one making art! You go, […]


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