Painting Creation – Irwell Reflections

Irwell Reflections - ©2019 - Cathy Read - Watercolour and acrylic ink - begin inks

This weeks painting creation begins with the graphite image, and you can just make out the masking has begun in ernest.

Graphite imaged drawn over with masking fluid. Irwell Reflections - ©2019 - Cathy Read - graphite and masking fluid
Irwell Reflections – ©2019 – Cathy Read – graphite and masking fluid

And now for a spot of colour, shaped by cling film.

Irwell Reflections - ©2019 - Cathy Read - Watercolour aand cling flim
Irwell Reflections – ©2019 – Cathy Read – Watercolour aand cling flim

A bit more colour as the inks come into play. That wall on the right is very pink and, due to a printing error on my part, I was creating the right hand side with no reference image. I was delighted when I realised later that the colours were spot on.

Irwell Reflections - ©2019 - Cathy Read - Watercolour and acrylic ink - begin inks
Irwell Reflections – Irwell Reflections – ©2019 – Cathy Read – Watercolour and acrylic ink – begin inks

And with more colours on the reflections are beginning to take place.

Irwell Reflections - ©2019 - Cathy Read - WIP
Irwell Reflections – ©2019 – Cathy Read – WIP
Painting creation in progress
Irwell Reflections – ©2019 – Cathy Read – WIP Final painting phase

Image is developing some nice details now. Almost there.

And finally, the painting creation is finished and we have the final image.

Irwell Reflections - Cathy Read - Watercolour and acrylic ink - ©2019
Irwell Reflections – Cathy Read – Watercolour and acrylic ink – ©2019

Want to see me creating a painting in real life? I’ll be at Buckingham Community Centre this weekend demonstrating during the Bafa Exhibition. Check out my Events page for details.

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