Psychedelic Tree in Watercolor
During this month I was working on my 2 brush method course. In this course, I show beginner watercolor students how they can paint many different kinds of scenes with just 2 brushes and 2 colors.
I was particularly focused on painting trees. I believe that painting trees well is extremely difficult and I spent a long time last year painting endless fir trees and this month I painted many deciduous trees.
The effort, I feel, payed off as I was really happy with the results. In fact, I was so happy with the results that I decided to paint these 2 color trees with a variety of backgrounds – just for fun. The result is a bit psychedelic and I’m not sure if I like it or not. But I decided to call these psychedelic trees.
These are the initial paintings I did of trees.
Watercolor Trees in Two Colors
This is perhaps psychedelic tree 1 – to be honest I forgot the order so I’m just guessing.
Psychedelic Tree 1
This is perhaps psychedelic tree 2.
Psychedelic Tree 2
This is perhaps psychedelic tree 3 – which became the cover picture.
Psychedelic Tree 3
This is perhaps psychedelic tree 4 – which I’m not too happy with and was reluctant to show.
Psychedelic Tree 4
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