• Preserving a Watercolor Underpainting

    4 monthes ago - By Kem Studios

    'Dune Walk' 11x14 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $165 Enjoy this post from the archives:
    It is elusive...that wonderful peek of watercolor under a thin veil of pastel. Sometimes I am successful and sometimes it doesn't go as planned. But I remind myself that the creation of a watercolor underpainting will influence the direction of my painting even if I completely cover it with pastel.
    Still, that thought doesn't stop me from trying! I always approach a watercolor underpainting with the intent to allow a lot of it to show through the pastel layers. I want the wonderful drips, blooms and...
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