Another house I started to sketch while waiting for my son to get out of school. Did a few pencil studies over a couple days, plus a couple in ink. Each time, got a better feel and understanding of the facade’s design. So much to learn by just paying close attention.
Last month, we had the house painted. The old paint was peeling off and just looked terrible. Last year, we put a new roof on the house. Now, we’ve got a fresh coat of paint. Plus, we directed the painters to pay close attention to the bas-relief, especially its flowery pattern.
Here’s a close-up of the bas-relief.
I was so moved, I just had to draw the house in my sketchbook.
Still moved, I decided it was time to start experimenting with some watercolor pencils.