66 of 120 Paintings – Misty Anchorage

My husband and I took our boat out on the Chesapeake Bay and stayed overnight in the Rhode River.  We had great sailing on the way there and on the way back, with a day of rain in between.  The rainy day started out misty and I painted a quick watercolor of another boat in the anchorage before the rain came pelting down.

Misty Anchorage, watercolor, 5" x &"
Misty Anchorage, watercolor, 5″ x &”


120 Paintings

“It takes 120 bad paintings to know something about painting.”  –  Larry Seiler as quoted by Jeff Mahorney in his blog

Each painting is small in format and should be completed in about an hour or less.

My goals are to improve my technique, to paint faster, and to gain experience with a variety of subjects.

2 thoughts on “66 of 120 Paintings – Misty Anchorage

    • Hmmm… I was painting what I was looking at. It looks misty because the colors are muted and the trees farther away become indistinct quickly and lose their color.
      There is a way to make things look misty on purpose by painting into the edge of an area of wet paper where one wants the mist and letting the colors fade into the wet area.

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