Next up in the commissioned series: a lovely landscape, somewhere in Italy, to be rendered in full color watercolor.
As I have previously, I laid a one-inch square grid over the image in photoshop.
And then also kept a version hand with exaggerated "levels" to see where the shadows were deepest:
Then took pen to paper……..
and gradually layered washes of watercolor. I took a few more photos of this process than I did with some of the other paintings: