I made a video of my watercolor paintings for my company’s virtual show. This is the long version. I submitted a shorter version that is half the length.
I started watercolor painting as a form of mental health therapy back in 1995. I enjoy it so much that I’ve been taking art classes ever since. The pandemic lockdown made it harder because I was just on a roll taking art classes when everything shut down. I took a few art classes online during that time, and have slowly resumed again now that in-person classes are offered again at New Art Center and with the Newton Watercolor Society.
I always find that the last two paintings in an art class are my best work as I get more time and am finally feeling warmed up. I learn, also, by walking around and admiring my classmates’ artwork. It always gives me ideas of things to try out … maybe their color palette or how they have captured negative space or how they handle the details of the face and hands.
How about you? What creative outlet do you enjoy? Thanks for sharing!
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