• Journal Entry France 2018..Watercolor..Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

    11 monthes ago - By Rae Andrews Gallery

    This is another journal entry from my recent workshop in France .
    The area is in Castlefranc, a quaint town very close to le Vieux Couvent.
    We painted by the river and had a lovely picnic this day, braving the wind a little, but it was still nice.
    I did this entry on site, and it's all watercolor with a final touch of gouache with watercolor on the tree trunks only.
    Don't forget that gouache can be used quite comfortably with watercolor, it is after all watercolor with a touch of white in it. I use it a fair bit while doing my journal entries.
    I hope you are liking these posts and are...
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  • Action Packed..Pastel..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

    Action Packed..Pastel..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

    11 monthes ago - By Rae Andrews Gallery

    This one is a demo I did in conjunction with my watercolor waterfall study I posted three posts ago, a demo on moving water, action and drama.
    I did this demo the same day, in pastels on Sennelier paper.
    I did not have a reference photo for this demo, and was getting the students ready for hopefully seeing a waterfall the next day, when we painted at an outdoor location.
    I love to paint the action packed waterfalls, and somehow it looks better if the artist memorizes a scene and lets a little imagination play into the painting. After all the water is constantly moving, so studying it and...
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