9x12in watercolor on Yupo NFS
Pike Place Market is printed on her apron.
I was told that it is a lottery system
to get a space each day at the market,
the fish and flowers vendors
must be permanent.
Okay - I am not going to pretend that
this one was easy.
Talk about busy - even with all the editing I did.
So, how to get a design that works and at
the same time try and capture
all the flowers,
and a person?
And do all this on Yupo!
It kept me totally absorbed all day.
Linking the lights.
I used the left down light
joining the strong angle of light from the
left front flowers...across her arm
to the back white flowers on the right.
Having her head stand out,
and by how much was the
Until I started this series
I had never painted
women of Asian descent.
They were all so beautiful.
I will be trying more of these
in watercolor - trying to simplify.
Like the gouache below... still unfinished!
I know you agree - painting is life long learning