This was a painting I did at a recent workshop taught by Andy Eccleshall. An amazing artist from Edmonds, WA. My first attempt. I think it will be easier in oil.
Using photographs taken while in Peru on the Inca trail
From a picture I took many years ago. The background is added – not part of the original scene.
For a few weeks I have been auditing a class that encourages you to paint fast and loose. You are assigned a picture when you walk in to the class and then, with no pencil sketching, you are asked to paint directly in acrylic onto paper with the gaol of completing in two hours.
Below are my attempts alongside the supplied photo. I think the last one of the radishes was my best attempt.
I haven’t done much watercolor for a couple of months and this attempt shows that I slipped back into my tendency to overpaint. Lesson – practice every week, and less is more…