On a Snowy Day in 2014 . . .
And I Would Truly Enjoy Hearing Your Reactions
Nine years ago we had a February winter storm when our grandson, Noah, was just the right age to spend a day jumping and sledding and making snow angels. Facebook recently popped a great photo from 2014 as a memory.
I decided this photo was just too interesting to ignore. It is a great composition, light hearted and full of energy. I have also been wanting to work on my transparent watercolor skills. So here is my week of studies, perhaps to help me create a larger painting.
( I have continued to put gold gesso on paper to continue my gouache work, but took a break this week to do just plain watercolor.)
Three Paintings Using Different Approaches
Based on Realism
To me this is much fresher and joyful. It also led me to decide to go one step further with abstract and patterns.
Abstract and Patterns
I love the clean lines of this. It needs to be a book cover, don't you think?
But does it need one more thing?