• Sweet September

    14 days ago - By Diane Mannion

    Sweet September, 30 sketchbook watercolors in 30 days 30/30!
    This isn't the first time I've signed up for a 30 paintings in 30 days challenge, a tough decision, difficult at times ... but always worthwhile. My self-induced rule was painting from life in watercolor in a sketchbook. I had used watercolors for many years as an illustrator and wanted to play, instead of work with them.
    I've painted with gouache and discovered I could do a pretty awful watercolor and "save" it with gouache. For this series, I kept a bit of gouache handy as an emergency device but wanted to work mainly with...
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