A Painting from Start to Finish

On your mark, get set, go! First, I painted the swimmers, lane lines, etc. Then I added the water. Then more water, especially around the swimmers. Lastly, details to the line lines and white gouache for splash around the swimmers, and I reached the finish line. 😉

Painting swimmers

A few years ago, inspired by the swimmers during warm ups at a swim meet, I created the watercolor painting above. I loved the perspective of the painting, but always wanted to create another version with richer more saturated colors. And I did – see my steps below. I taped off the edges of myContinue reading “Painting swimmers”