Blue Spire of St James’s Painting in Progress

Blue Spire of St James's painting -©2019 - Cathy Read - Watercolour and Acrylic Ink Paintingin in Progress

So, this weeks work in progress is an alley leading to St James’s on Piccadilly. First we have the masked image. It’s a bit faint but you can make out the spire in the centre and the rows of buildings leading to it.

Blue Spire of St James painting of the Church on Piccadilly ,London -©2019 - Cathy Read - Graphite image
Blue Spire of St James -©2019 – Cathy Read – Graphite image

Here’s the colour coming into play, and the shape of the spire is emerging in the St James’s painting.

Blue Spire of St James -©2019 - Cathy Read - Watercolour and Acrylic Ink Paintingin in Progress
Blue Spire of St James -©2019 – Cathy Read – Watercolour and Acrylic Ink Paintingin in Progress

This is the final stage with the making being removed.

Blue Spire of St James -©2019 - Cathy Read - Watercolour and Acrylic Ink Finished Claydon
Blue Spire of St James -©2019 – Cathy Read – Watercolour and Acrylic Ink Finished Claydon

And finally, the completed Blue Spire of St James’s painting.

©2019 - Cathy Read - Blue Spire of St James painting - watercolour and acrylic ink - 42 x 59 cm 1200
©2019 – Cathy Read – Blue Spire of St James – watercolour and acrylic ink – 42 x 59 cm

You can see the creation in more detail in the video below.

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