VSW: Église Saint Germain l’Auxerrois, Paris

A comparison, direct watercolor versus linework….


I’m struglling with the 30×30 Direct Watercolor Challenge.
I’m doing it because marc Holmes is such an amazing teacher —
I learn things from him all the time and his work is so exciting —
So I want to trust him and go along on this ride.

BUT…

I miss lines.
Above, grisaille then color… no lines.


Oh give me lines lotsa lines under starry skies above,
Don’t fence me in (with your non-linear stuff)!

Listen they are both fast because I has to be because I couldn’t sit easily
due to the bursa but I got so much more pleasure out of the lines and
water touching lines and watching the lines move into a body of something…

I’ll keep at it until next Friday and see how I feel about it.
Nothing ventured and all that.

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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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7 Responses to VSW: Église Saint Germain l’Auxerrois, Paris

  1. Dan Antion says:

    I look forward to seeing where you are at the end of 30, Kate. I suspect you’re as good a student as you are a teacher.

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