Tuesday, February 12, 2008

the "Bend" in the river

Back to painting "Big Bend". This is the view
from up on the trail to Santa Elena canyon,
looking back out of the canyon. We hiked to
the end of the trail. This was the most crowded
trail we hiked. There were several groups
along with us; one group was from Ohio,
another from around San Antonio, and some
foreigners (I'm not sure where they were
This is what I call a watercolor sketch. I use
a Sharpie pen first to sketch in the outlines,
and then paint it in watercolor. Since the pen
is permanent, it does not smear. cool...

Canyon View orig watercolor sketch 11 x 14
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