Thursday, August 20, 2009

Bermuda Sailboat - watercolor painting

Bermuda Sailboat watercolor by Janet ZehWhile painting this scene, I was reminded of an artist who had a booth next to mine at an outdoor art festival. He told me he doesn't paint boats because he doesn't want to "string them." Well, I understand what he's talking about - this one has three masts and lots of "strings."

However, in my paintings I am more interested in getting the feel of a scene than in painting every detail. And this one is no exception. So, please forgive if I've missed a "string" or two! I think I've captured the beautiful clear turquoise waters of Bermuda and the stately bearing of the ship.

2 comments:

Struggling Artist said...

Janet,

I love your blog and in a similar way I'm using my blog to better learn watercolor painting. I've picked up some good ideas from your's and invite you to visit mine at:

http://www.a100-in-a100.blogspot.com/

Janet Zeh said...

Glad I could inspire you! Keep on painting.... :)