Hilder Country

I’m inspired to copy some more from a book of Rowland Hilder watercolour paintings. The first is a breakthrough. However, in the second I immediately revert to reckless experimentation and impatience. The combination of Phthalo Turqoise (!) and wet on wet (instead of waiting for the base wash to dry) gives me a bold improvement on my earlier pictures but does not bring me closer to Rowland Hilder!

First the successful (A4) influence:

And here’s the “interesting” 12″x16″ variation: 

Using colours more intentionally now…

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