Watercolours, WestofLunch

Watercolours, WestofLunch

A few years ago I took a watercolour class.  Its lightness was very appealing and painters I’ve loved, like Raoul Dufy, make it look so fine, so breezy, so easy.

Raoul Dufy watercolour painting of bouquet of flowers

By Raoul Dufy, 1953 — one of my inspirations

It turns out learning watercolour is not nearly as simple as it looks and small variations in paper, liquidity, humidity, brush size, etc etc affect how things turn out.  But it has completely seduced and intrigued me and so I continue it as a practise, particularly when travelling.  Along the way I leave a trail of little paintings, and some work out okay.

Small watercolour painting cat napping under bush in Girona Spain Small original watercolour painting of a red mango a white gold rimmed limoges china plate.

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Framed cloud watercolor painting in situ

Original watercolour painting of flowering anenomes

The painting practise, for some reason, was dubbed West of Lunch.  Explore on Pinterest or follow on Instagram.