In the spring, there are plenty of flowers to paint. This is a line & wash. First you draw with ink and then just lay a wash over the line leaving any white for light.
These are very quick watercolors that I don’t have any more. I send them as postcards.
The next day, we came to the foot of a noble castle, circled seven times by high walls. A fair creek encircled the walls, but we crossed it as if it was hard ground. I went in through the seven gates with the sages, and we came to a healthy green meadow.
Jim Belton’s modern language version of Canto II by Dante Alighieri. Click here to read Canto IV.
Watercolor Exhibition in Madrid
Today I went to a watercolor exhibition in Madrid at the Sala de Exposiciónes Esteve Botey de AEDA. (Agrupación Española de Acuarelistas).
You can click here to find out where it is if you would like to go; it was excellent!
Here are a few pictures of the Artists
Aracili Hamilton in front of some of her watercolors. Her colors and line are very natural.
Carmen Duran in front of her paintings, this body of work represented different seasons of the year.
Here is another view of Carmen Duran’s Watercolors.
Manuel Alpañés showed beautiful paintings of Andalucía as you can see behind him.
Antonio Arcones in front of his magical looking paintings; they have a special kind of light that draws you in.
Javier Fuentes in front of one of his paintings. He had a variety of colorful paintings of different themes and sizes.
Here are some more of Javier Fuentes’ paintings.
I’m missing one Artist here, José Benito Orduña. I wasn’t able to get a picture of him next to his pieces; however, you can see his work here by clicking on his name.
Dante’s Inferno Canto IV in process – Mixed Technique: Tempera Underpainting and Resin-Oil Finish.
Illustration in Process of Canto IV Limbo.
Canto IV Session 12