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Monday, January 30, 2017

Joan Crawford portrait in watercolor

Joan Crawford
daily painting #30
8x8" watercolor on 140lb cold press paper
 (the above link will take you to the auction window of my Daily Paintworks Gallery)


One of the best things about painting with watercolour is:

The Happy Accident!

Yes, I love them. 

I had mapped out this portrait with the plan to use "puddles" of watercolor for the hairstyle.  So that much was planned.  
What I didn't plan for was spilling my bottle of Cobalt Violet liquid watercolor!
But I worked with what I had, and voila!

Happy accident = drama and excitement.

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