|watercolor in progress|
|detail of a watercolor in progress|
|morning light coming through the trees and onto my egg painting|
The first two images are of a new watercolor in progress. The last image is of the morning sun dancing on my painting of an egg that I had leaning up against a door in my studio.
Last night I was in love with how the light hit the round table where the ghost lay. It created a lovely glare which peeked out in a diamond shape under the ghost's neck. I sketched the scene in lightly and went to bed waiting for the morning light to create the sensation again. I wasn't disappointed - the morning light was even more delightful. In fact, I started to see it all around my studio then and got a chance to get a photo of it dancing through the trees outside and onto my egg painting. I'm inspired now to work these morning-moving-leaf shadows into a future work. But for now I'll see the ghost painting through. The wash on the ghost needs to dry before I add more details. Watercolor teaches one to paint and wait - patience, patience.