Watercolor Artist

Small Wonders

My painting process always starts small. My preliminary pencil sketches allow me to work out design problems ahead of time. It’s an extremely important step. I won’t even pick up a paintbrush until I’ve done a value sketch. It’s how I develop a composition and figure out how to strategically place mid-tones and darks around the saved

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