Steps For Cow Painting

Reference Photo, ©June Rollins

Reference Photo, ©June Rollins

Below are the steps for the painting created from this reference photo.

Read story behind the photo: last week’s post

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Study photo by moving in close with a magnifying glass.

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Experiment with different color mixes to determine best choices.

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Cover the paper with a bold, loose, first wash.

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Tackle main subject first.

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Continue, one cow at a time 🙂

Sorry, Private Party, 12 x 28, Watercolor, ©June Rollins

Sorry, Private Party, 12 x 28, Watercolor, ©June Rollins

Step back to determine best approach for background and foreground finishing touches. Thank you for stopping by!

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4 thoughts on “Steps For Cow Painting

  1. Thanks for the step by step look at your process. I wonder if you label your mixes that you try out first. I always need to label them as I forget exactly which blue/or yellow I used for the mix days later. Enjoying your posts! Debbie

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