cjs18 day 8 Diana Trout

Today’s artist was Diana Trout; the technique involved an initial medium on the paper, drawing into it and watercolours. The medium I chose didn’t cope with all the water I used, so I ended up with some odd patches but that’s ok. Although not a good painting by any stretch of the imagination, I had fun with this and will try the technique again. Incidentally, the painting is based on a photo I took of relics in the grounds of Monte Cassino Abbey in Italy in 2010 when I was part of the Legato exhibition.

day 8 diana trout

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4 thoughts on “cjs18 day 8 Diana Trout

  1. Thanks Cath for sharing your work as you explore all these new techniques! I really admire your dedication to continued learning – definitely an exemplary student in that you actually do all the assignments!

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  2. It can be disappointing when art doesn’t go the way we want it to go. Having fun with the process makes it all worthwhile though, doesn’t it? I love all the happy colors you used! Tt looks like the original that the painting was based on was pretty cool.

    I ordered the medium that Diana used and it is a really neat, soft texture. I just finished this workshop and it has turned out to be my favorite so far. I haven’t posted it yet but will soon.
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