I’ve seen lots of online watercolorists post paintings of their paint trays, so I thought I’d give it a try as a fun way of testing all my new paints. Also wanted to experiment with shadowing with color.
One thing I like about watercolor painting is that mistakes highlight the human interaction with the subject of the sketch. My shadows aren’t all that smooth, and there’s that blotch of a bad dark line on the right.
But errors show the process of learning and, as a teacher by trade, I love the learning process and seeing mistakes that appear along the way. After all, it’s in the making of mistakes where we learn.
Heck–I learned a lot with this effort.