This is the Plaza del Conde de Barajas la Plaza de los Pintores. There are 39 artists who show their work every Sunday from 10-2. I have a little stand there too. As of October I have a permanent stand where I show my art too. I’m really happy about it.
My stand at Plaza de los Pintores
Here is a snapshop of a friend and I at my little stand of watercolors.
Oil paintings, Prints and Watercolors
I’m really happy to have a little space to show my art whether it be watercolor, print or oil paintings.
I’m going to show some watercolors this Sunday. This watercolor is part of a series called My Favorite Bottles.
Click here on these Links below to see how to get to the Plaza de los Pintores.
I went out to see the LDS Temple in person to do a few quick watercolors to see which one I wanted to paint on a full size sheet. The facade is beautiful and angel Moroni is on top blowing a trumpet. I painted this before going into the courtyard.
Templo LDS 2016
Inside the courtyard the Garden, El Jardín de las Novias, is symmetrical. There is a beautiful flower garden with white, pink and red flowers flanking a double dish water fountain with a round pond. That side of the Temple contrasts with this serious solemn side with inviting cypress trees.
I like to start a watercolor with a light grid to keep my parallel lines parallel. I start with a pencil sketch and then go on to pen and ink.
Pen & Ink La Almudena Cathedral
I tape down all of my watercolors to get the white edge of the paper. Don’t think you need anything expensive. I use carpenter’s tape, but it’s only there for a couple of hours. I wouldn’t leave it there for more than a day.
A small watercolor taped down to the drawing board.
This is the white edge I’m talking about. When the tape is taken off, you have a white border.
Small Watercolor of Almudena Cathedral June 24th 2018
Click Here is a really shortvideoof the painting site.