Backpacking Watercolors pt. 2

Watercolor is like speaking a different language than oil painting and it is fun to learn what new things one can say about a scene.

5 thoughts on “Backpacking Watercolors pt. 2”

  1. How do you decide what details you want to paint vs those you don’t want to paint? I find when I watercolor scenery I get overwhelmed by the little things and I’m so concerned about making sure it looks like the real thing that I feel like I need to paint it all in detail!

  2. Hi Chloe— that’s always a question I’m asking myself… what should I simplify and group together and what do I want to emphasize. I think the thing to do it to ask yourself what is your favorite part of the image and then simplify everything else to bring attention to it.

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