When out on a trail a quick photo and a sketch are a great way to capture the scene and create a lasting memory. While the trail sketch allows the scene to be edited and put in perspective, final color tends to be a studio practice.
In a recent class with Molly Hashimoto she shared some watercolor techniques with yellow to enhance sunlit foliage.
- Use a non granulating bright yellow such as Azo Yellow or a Hansa Yellow
- Keep the color pure for the sunlit areas and the paper white under the color
“One can speak poetry just by arranging colors well”Vincent van Gogh