Tag Archive | watercolour

PINK RHODOS

These were hanging over my neighbour’s fence and I always like to paint rhodos as they are so beautiful. I tried to capture the flower’s delicate petals. I used magenta, hooker’s green and ultramarine blue to make the darks in the background. I also did a few leaves negatively in the bottom area.

pinkrhodo grop

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Majoo Cafe on the Rhine River

 I had a wonderful River Cruise along the Rhine River this year and rather than take alot of paints and paper I opted for my pen and small container with watercolours.  I sat on a doorway one early Sunday morning doing this little Cafe that caught my eye.  It was done in 10 minutes..as you can imagine it is an impression of what was there. 

I do have my photos to work from now and perhaps will do a larger, more accurate picture later.