If I were to travel to Colorado, I might see a …
#doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Mesa. Or in this case, cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park.
Did you know that Mesa Verde is a certified International Dark Sky Park, which means you can experience the night sky with little to no light pollution, as people did a millennium ago.
I cheated a little because, while searching for Mesa references, I came across a reference photo of the cliff dwellings that I loved. I firmly had the vision in my head for the painting. And almost from the first brush stroke, I knew I was doing it wrong. Lol! I don’t know why that happens sometimes. Possibly because with such a strong vision, I’m not flexible enough to listen to my tools. I’ll have to try this one again, later and see if I can get closer to what I’m shooting for.
- Hahnemühle 100% Cotton Watercolour Book
- Da Vinci Watercolor
- Pixabay photo reference courtesy of d3centista.
April Doodlewash prompts
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