Archive for April, 2009

Watercoloured roses

April 21, 2009

I got a wonderful gift bag from a co-worker two years ago.  It was this one by Jean Tucker:

http://www.jeantucker.com/rose_stripes.html

And I was inspired to paint this:

watercoloured-roses-bl

I used a combination of my new Derwent watercolour pencils and tube Winsor & Newton watercolours.  I started out with the pencils, and then when things started going awry, I panicked and turned to the more familiar tube watercolours to salvage it.   I painted this on Strathmore’s 140 lb cold-pressed watercolour paper.

I love Jean Tucker’s other gift bags:

http://www.jeantucker.com/birthdays.html

Thanks for looking!

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