VSW: Tacking Point Lighthouse, Australia


I almost always use a  light watercolor pencil to give me guidelines before I ink!
I cannot imagine why anyone would tell anyone NOT to do so unless you
only have a couple of minutes to get an image down…

In this case, as the building is so white, I washed the
entire image with a wet brush before using watercolor.

I love the very modern shape of this Australian lighthouse.


It looks a bit like it is winking at us, no?

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hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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