Day 3. Back to the Dogpatch. I found that when a pencil study doesn’t help me solve much,
A watercolor study in monotone is much better.
Followed by this. The hardest part of this was adding that vertical drybrush shadow I added in last. You can see my first sketch covered with ‘practice strokes’…
I started on another study but didn’t get further than the monotone watercolor.
And after a bunch of (for me) calm studies in the morning, this one below is jumping right in with color and flat shapes and having a ball.
I had so much fun I started on a new one, but then decided to leave it unfinished to move to our last location of the workshop…
Painted from inside the yellow cab taxi shed, looking out. We sat far back in the shed and painted it’s huge, cavernous structure