After making a list of all the things I can do to get better as a watercolour painter, the practise that will make the greatest difference is to paint and draw every day.
That being said, following a detailed plan and showing up in the studio on time in the morning is a great start. Some of the items on my list for 2015 include:
- 100 day painting challenge
- Paint on location at least once per week
- Paint with a 1 hour time limit (on location)
- Paint direct with no underlying drawing
The list I made is long but for now you can see where I am going with this. I will close today with a sketch I painted yesterday from my photo archives of a trip to India. A year after the trip I am just now starting to process the images and thoughts. This watercolour is the view from Agra Fort and the banks of the Yamuna River looking towards the Taj Mahal.