Watercolor Artist

Rain in the City

Step 1

first outlined the contours of the basic composition with an HB pencil on Arches 140-lb. rough paper. I’m not looking for precision at this point. I painted a light, tranquil sky using cobalt blue, Naples yellow and Naples yellow reddish. While the paper was still wet, I added red

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In 2013, Alisa Shea (alisashea. com) left an established career in health outcomes research in order to pursue painting full time. She currently works exclusively in watercolor and lives in Northport, N.Y., with her husband, two sons and an English b