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Thoughts on Technique: Mixing Colors 

Try mixing your colors on your paper, rather than on your palette. It seemed to work here in "Low Country Shrimpers". 

LowCountryShrimpersa"Low Country Shrimpers"
Original watercolor| 12"x16"|$300
copyright 2014 Robert Yonke



Same Sketch, Varied Approach 

Using the same sketch for reference, here I've used the same color selection but changed the scale of the subject in the painting. I'm not sure which one I like better.

Both are on Arches hot press finish paper from a 9 x 12 block. I call these "Turning His Head" I and II.

Same sketch, varied approach

Same sketch, varied approach