Category Archives: Moon

Working With a Theme – Moon and Heron

Well, this was an interesting exercise.  Again, using a moon as a background, this will use a Heron as the focal point.  If you’re a watercolor “purist”, just stop reading right now!  I used watercolors, a gold pen, a black … Continue reading

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Working with a theme – Before and After

So, my brother made this comment a while ago: …Looks like a dogs breakfast to me but I know when you’re done it will be great …. This was in reference to the Moon Silhouette Series that I’ve been working … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme

So, continuing on with the Theme of “things silhouetted against a moon”, I’ve done six more starter pieces.  I’m doing the moons two different ways, so far.  I’m also using an assortment of paper types – 400 lb rough, 140 … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme – Finished

(Go here for Part 1  or Part 2) Sorry for two posts in one day; I didn’t think I’d actually finish this piece today. My original small journal piece had a heron.  I find the dangle-y legs of the heron … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme – Part Two

(Go here for Part 1) I’ve glazed the moon with Quin Gold, and added some really bright green to the other area.  YIKES!  It looks horrid.  But I like how the moon is shaping up. I’ve used a darker color … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme

So, I’ve heard and read that working in a series, or working with a theme, is ALWAYS a good idea for improving your skills, so I’m going to give it a try. The theme will be “Things that are silhouetted against … Continue reading

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