Rose Watercolor Value Study

rose watercolor value study by Michele Clamp

Value studies are often associated with landscapes but they’re very useful in still life. This rose watercolor value study was hugely instructive for the follow up painting.

Yesterday’s Paul Foxton workshop session was cancelled but I thought I’d go mad and do a watercolor value study instead. Sheesh!!! So hard getting those close values in watercolor and still keep the form and light. But I think I did pretty darn well .

Here are some intermediates :