Having fun by pushing myself outside the boundary of comfort- in fact the boundary has disappeared all together!!!
I have discovered that while I am drawing the outlines with ink I am thinking about the tones – so when I start using paint I know what I am doing. Just using the paint means I have to think about everything at once – hence I see the absolute need of doing a value sketch first.
I love my lines (being an architect, lines are my livelihood) but doing these kind of sketches will certainly improve my watercolour skills and my brushwork – something that I do need to be working on!
BTW the building is a English baroque masterpiece- Blenheim Palace by Vanbrugh and Hawksmoor.
The Perpective issue again... - Musings further to sketching Lambton Rotunda - sketching it myself and instructing others during my travel sketching workshop last month for Newcastle Ar...
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