Thursday, July 3, 2014

Goa Series # 3: Enjoying the surf

Goa Series # 3: Enjoying the surf
Watercolor on Saunders paper
10 x 14 inches

This was painted from one of my reference photographs. Though it was a grey day and there was no play of light and shadow, I liked this subject of these two kids enjoying getting wet in the surf at the beach. And though there were other figures, I eliminated them from the composition. Before beginning to paint, I made two small thumbnail sketches with different placement of the figures and felt that the right one was a better composition.

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