Reserved shapes from resists

Plain areas with wax

 

Watercolour exercise 08

The colours are distorted again. It makes me wonder whether it is usual for watercolours to be ‘misrepresented’ in photographs. Must investigate… also if there is a way to correct this.

Patterns with wax

Watercolour exercise 09

In my sketchbook, applied Cadmium red, then wax, then Purple Lake. This is fun! Seems to me there is no right or wrong and I like the surprise reveal when the paint goes on.