Friday, 18 June 2021

Watercolour Border Collie

 

Watercolour painting of a border collie dog.
Tess the Border Collie, Watercolour, Moti Black 2021
This image can be found on RedBubble here


Two people wearing border collie T Shirts


Border Collie painting on a set of coasters

Today I finished a long term project I have been working on, and phew! That was a marathon. 


Except for the eyes, this image was created using just two complimentary colours, Viridian and Permanent Alizarin Crimson (I used Winsor and Newton Professional paint.) When combined, these colours create the neutral black colour of Tess's fur; ramp up the red, and you have the perfect pink for the gums; let the green dominate, and you have a cool background colour, which I thought would be good for a dog that loves running around in fields.


I finished this image just in time for my first outing in the art world in a couple of years. If you are in Fife on the weekend of the 26/27th June 2021, I have a stall at Bowhouse near St Monans. Hopefully I will see you there!

 

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