Landscapes in Gouache

Landscapes in Gouache - student project

Landscapes in Gouache - image 1 - student projectLandscapes in Gouache - image 2 - student projectLandscapes in Gouache - image 3 - student projectLandscapes in Gouache - image 4 - student projectI am happy with this painting although really struggle with bushes.  I find myself getting confused with 'whimsical' style of mark making versus more realistic rendering of my images.  The image with the bench was really hard and I couldn't finish it...I chock it up to part of the learning process, and some just don't work out.  I get lazy with brush types and think that would help my images be more interesting.  I used the same palette for both paintings basically.  I think I am better to steer away from landscapes and go back to birds and whimsy :).  Love your class Kate...appreciate all the detail about your process and I will return to this class for future projects. Look forward to your next one!Landscapes in Gouache - image 5 - student projectLandscapes in Gouache - image 6 - student project