Tone and composition (cont..)

Dramatic interior ..

Watercolour exercises 14(17)

The exercise required a view through a door. I continued to use Payne’s grey for the realistic views, and Viridian with Alizarin Crimson for the imaginary ones. I think Payne’s grey has a more grounded feel to it than the latter, which to me expresses better a slightly unreal atmosphere.

Imaginary rooms ..

Watercolour exercises 14(18)

We had to choose a different kind of room, like a castle; I chose the stage/auditorium of an opera house.