Wednesday, 24 July 2013
Dusk Watercolours Week 1 - the struggle with materials
'Dusk Watercolours' classes at City Lit. We spent most of the time practising colour mixing and mark making in room 109 which appropriately had interesting marks along the wall ( above). Although I'm pretty experienced in watercolours it's good to have a refresher and try different colour combinations (I've rather set in my ways!) and there's always something new: 'aquapasto' is now on my shopping list. Interesting work from the tutor Hilary Rosen too.
Window gardens with benches and seating, gentle murmur of jazz and people talking quietly. A half of Moor Black IPA and a piece of walnut cake assisted in my mood and I spent the rest the evening comfortably painting badly