Tag Archives: values

Summer Lilies, pen and ink

I spotted these gorgeous lilies sitting on my neighbor’s sun deck. My goal is to paint the flowers using watercolor paint. But first I wanted to complete a black and white study. ┬áThe color of the flowers is a fabulous … Continue reading

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A second value study

I did a second value study, again in ultramarine. This time I focused on a different type of tree. I found this excercise valuable in helping me to “see” the attributes of my subject more closely.

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Winter Study in Values

I am taking a series of workshops on Cape Cod with a wonderful instructor, Kate Aubrey. The most recent workshop focused on trees, outer shapes, bird holes, and values. Kate asked us to focus on lights, mediums and darks using … Continue reading

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