And to celebrate the rain: Sunflowers!

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Another wet on wet on wet on wet on wet on wet watercolour – that is now fourteen of fourteen for #WorldWatercolorMonth. (Oh, and by the way, that was six wets there – well, it is Saturday!)

This took slightly longer than ten minutes to do, but nowhere near an hour. Yes, person at the back there, I know that it looks like it, but that is the look I was going for, thank you very much! And it was done in my practice pad, which isn’t really cut out for wet on wet stuff, but I like to live dangerously at times. At one point, the paper was so curled it was as though I was painting on a… on a… erm… a… a damp piece of rolled up paper, but I stuck to it. And finished it. It is finished, person at the back there.

Wet paint on wet paper, followed by a slight mist of more water followed by another dabbing of wet paint caused the random haphazard mess fiasco subtle blending of colours I present to you here. And I’m not even bothered about the green, before you go there. Just sayin’!

We’ve had a day full of fabulous rain on Friday, it was glorious, but I still like to celebrate the Sun, so that was the inspiration behind this. Obviously, I paint a day in advance, so it was Friday when this was created. It was Friday evening when the photo was taken, in the dark with the flash on whilst the paint was still wet to get the desired look above I was aiming for. I do have madness in my methods, and use it a great deal of the time. You may or may not have noticed. It’s only subtle.

A wet post for Six Word Saturday

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9 comments on “And to celebrate the rain: Sunflowers!”

  1. Hey Tom ! I am so behind in reading posts, I don’t know that I will ever catch up. A month away was wonderful, but I will just have to pick it up from here, I think, or I will never catch up. love the sunflowers BTW 🙂

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  2. Good work Tom and well worth the effort! 🙂

    I have no suggestions for the curled paper problem as I used pre-stressed art paper and painted with Acrylics – forget to wash your brushes if you dare!!! LoL!!! 🙂

    Your skills are improving Paduan!!! 🙂

    God Bless!

    Prenin.

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