Friday, February 9, 2018

Day 9 of the 30 in 30

Went slightly lighter with this painting and it ended up a little too light! At least for the purpose of scanning them in. Oh well, I'll know for next time. I may go back into it later with more colors! Anyway this is based on a drawing I found in my sketchbook. I did a little more research into this one as opposed to the last, and I like the drawing so much more. It's amazing the difference a few years make.  



This paintings is for two challenges: #30paintingsin30days and #kidlitart28  Leslie's site: https://www.saetastudio.com/february-30-in-30-blog  
This image is 2.5"x3.5" colored with Daniel Smith watercolors, inked with Micron Pens on Arches Watercolor paper.  

5 comments:

  1. HI Dani - thought I'd pass on a tip about scanning watercolors. To help minimize the paper texture: in Photoshop go to Image, Levels. Move the right arrow in towards the middle to get rid of the shadows in the white etc. Good luck with your art.

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  2. Hi Di,

    That's one of the things I tried and it didn't work for this painting. . I think it's because the image is so small. I don't have a whole lot of time to scan these. I have some extra time today so hopefully I'll find a good solution.

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    1. Also I don't own photoshop at this point and the alternative isn't as good. Maybe I'll try downloading a 30 day trial for this month's challenge.

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  3. I personally like the texture and the lightness. It has a fresh feeling. The bunny is adorable with its ears askew!

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    1. Thanks I like the texture as well. It may not be the best for publishing, but I love it all the same.

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