Tuesday, September 16, 2014

30 Paintings in 30 Days - Day Sixteen

"Butterfly, Bee, and Baritone" LWatry©2014
Day Sixteen of the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge. This painting is "Butterfly, Bee, and Baritone".

I masked the bee and butterfly and some of the shiny spots on the baritone. A baritone is like a small tuba. I decided to zoom into the baritone instead of showing a larger view so that you could see the bee and butterfly better.

I started by painting the baritone on the right side and then laying down the other various grays. I make my own gray mixes. One of my favorites mixes is cobalt blue, permanent rose, and aureolin yellow.

The bee and butterfly are a nice compliment to the shiny metal.

This painting, "Butterfly, Bee, and Baritone" is a 6"x6" watercolor and is available on Daily Paintworks for $150 (framed). Click here to purchase.

3 comments:

  1. Lovely job Lorriane - you have your shiny spots down!!

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  2. Bonjour,

    Très jolie aquarelle... Une harmonie de couleurs magnifiques. J'aime le travail du papillon et de l'abeille qui se reflètent sur le corps du baryton.
    ❁ Gros bisous ❁

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