Day 22- Watercolor a day

lighted rose

lighted rose

“Lighted Rose” – a rose that is capturing the light of the sun.

I was playing with lighting and fading the painting into the light. This heavier colors being at the bottom of the piece for contrast. I cannot remember if I sketched this in pencil first or not. I was also interested in doing a bit more by imagination than looking at pictures for inspiration.

*5-15 minute sketches or paintings