Fall is a great time for nature journaling and field sketching in the great outdoors, followed up with Botanical Style watercolor painting in the studio.
The mockingbird may look like a drab gray bird, but this “many-tongued mimic” is anything but drab. It will take more than Payne’s Gray to paint this guy!
.Burnt Sienna is a rich brown made from iron oxide and manganese oxide, mixed together then set on fire. It is truly an “earth” color.
The American Goldfinch is a sunny yellow fellow in the summer who loves to feast on zinnia seeds and sing his heart out. He symbolizes many positive feelings and is a joy to paint.
Drawing in the details before painting of a second and third flower is a great way to add to a previously finished painting