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'Evening Light' Watercolour Painting

‘Post Apocalypse’ was how one viewer on Facebook described this painting which coincidentally was exactly what I thought when I’d completed this watercolour and examined it in its mount. I mentioned previously how much I like bleak landscapes and I think this one fits into that category though I have tried to inject a bit of colour with the use of the palette reds (alizarin crimson and light red). I don’t decide until the last second as I’m about to start painting what colours I’m going to use. Often I’ll use a similar palette to those of the photo but other times I’ll just make it up as I go along and throw everything at it. The main thing always is to try and capture some sense of light.

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Joanie Holliday 19 Dec 2019

LOOKS VERY BLEAK BUT IS BEAUTIFULLY DONE. THE ADDED COLOR IS JUST RIGHT.

Artist Reply: Thanks Joanie

Ivo Depauw 19 Dec 2019

Top watercolor Steven

Artist Reply: Many thanks