Taking Off, 8 x 10, original watercolor, tall grasses and birds in flight
Brilliant colors make this painting a bit abstract, but you can recognize the tall grasses and weeds blowing in the wind. Birds take off from somewhere in the distance. Chimney swifts were the inspiration, I tried to mimic their distinct 'cigar' shape.
Green Apatite Genuine, from the Primatek collection by Daniel Smith, is one of my favorite greens. This specialty pigment is actually made from grinding the semi precious stones. The result is a super granulating pigment that falls apart in unexpected ways in a wet wash. It also mixes very nicely with a wide range of other pigments. Using this paint adds a magic that can't be duplicated – not even if you try.
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