30 Day Watercolor Skies Challenge

30 Day Watercolor Skies Challenge - student project

Day 20 - The aurora sky with Transparent Yellow Med. + Turquoise Green + Pthalo Blue. Practice - Silhouette of mountain and road. 

Color for road = Sepia + Blue.

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Day 19 - Night sky (Currently used - Pthalo blue; try substituting with Prussian Blue / Indigo / Bright blue. 

New learning - Highlights in water.

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Day 18 - Purple sky with Perm. Blue Violet & Azo yellow Deep; highlights of Perm Red Light.

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Day 17 - Sunset sky with reflection of moon.

Wrong choice of colors - Currently used - Quin Rose; should have opted for Perm Red Deep /Madder Lake Deep. 

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Day 16 - The blue sky vibe with Turquoise Blue + Ultramarine Deep

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Day 15 - Vibrant Evening sky with Pyroll Orange, Perm. Red Light & Sepia.

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Day 14 - Another attempt at mixing complimentary colors

Colors - Pthalo Blue & Orange (New Gamboge + Pyroll Scarlet)

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Day 13 - Night sky shades experimentation

Pthalo Blue + Lime Green (Green Gold + Hansa Yellow L.)

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Day 12 -  Gradient Skies with clouds of different color 

Colors - Pthalo Blue & Naples Yellow + Pyroll Scarlet & Quin Rose Clouds

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Day 11 - Two tone skies with swipes of both colors instead of flat wash.

Colors - Quin Rose & Pthalo Blue

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Day 10 - Diagonal Gradient for night skies.

Colors - Violet (Ultramarine + Quin Rose) and Pthalo Blue

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Day 9 - Gradient Skies with dark color clouds

Colors - New Gamboge + Quin Rose (Adding Pink instead to New Gamboge makes a muddy orange)

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Day 8 - Gradient skies with complementing colors 

Colors - Ultramarine & Hansa Yellow Light (+tinge of Pyroll Scarlet)

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Day 7 - Painting with two colors that create a vibrant third color; to create a 3 color gradient sky. 

Colors - Quin Rose & New Gamboge

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Day 6 - Two color gradient skies & streetlight in silhouette.

Colors - Pthalo Blue + tinge of Green Gold

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Day 5- Gradient single color sky with dark clouds & and a cityscape silhouette.

Colors - New Gamboge + tinge of Pyroll Scarlet
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Day 4 - Creating skies with horizontal lines of color on wet paper to make skies & Overhead wires silhouette. 

Colors - Pthalo Blue + Indigo
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Day 3 - Single Color Gradient wash with same color clouds & Palm Trees Silhouette.

Colors - Pyroll Red + New Gamboge
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Day 2 - Single color Gradient Wash Sky $ lighthouse silhouette.

Colors = Rose of ultramarine = Quin Rose + tinge of Ultramarine
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Day 1 - Single color flat wash skies with dark (black) clouds & mountain silhouette. 

Colors - Diluted Pyroll Scarlet
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