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.
I started a Facebook group page (you must join to view) to allow everyone to share their virtual sketches, and also where we will, from time to time, take virtual sketch walks together. Come join us On Facebook if you are inclined!
If you want to know more about what a virtual sketchwalk is review my first post.
There are a few more notes/pointers on our first walk through Laguna Beach, California.
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