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watercolor 8" x 14" This is another in my Industry series.  This is in Gary, IN...it is actually the route that my husband us...

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Tulips in Purple

watercolor
7" x 11"
floral

Continuing with my floral series....enjoy.

3 comments:

Meera Rao said...

These are beautiful! I really like the purple on black background :) How did you achieve such a dark background!

Kathy said...

Hi Meera... thanks for stopping by :) and I am happy that you like the painting. The black background is actually achieved by using black paint. Lamp black transparent watercolor. I normally do not use black except for something like this. I would prefer to make a rich dark with many colors that reads as a black or a dark. hope that helps.

Meera Rao said...

Thanks, Kathy! There goes another rule about not using black paint in watercolors ;) I really like the dark background you achieved here!