VSW: Basílica de Guadalupe, 1

This month, we are painting the Basílica de Guadalupe in Mexico city, with images from Margaret Metcalfe (and a little help from Google maps).

I am also trying, with resistance, the no line work first.
I place a couple of watercolor pencil lines in for guidance.

I find I end up liking a little bit, a piece of the whole, but never the whole!

You can see I gave up on this one…
I rarely do that — they are like my kids, I am committed once I start!

Images graciously offered for use
to our Virtual Sketchwalk group by
Margaret Metcalfe.

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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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2 Responses to VSW: Basílica de Guadalupe, 1

  1. So glad you’re using the Hahnemühle Watercolor Book!


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