Heceta Head Lighthouse

I used a full sheet of Arches paper for this painting.  Here I have reserved the whites with resist in preparation for the first wet in wet washes.

I had a great time sloshing in all the juicy colors with a 2" flat brush; the resist acts like a dam keeping the colors from mixing where I don't want them to.

On the left is a muffin tin of the large pre-mixed colors I used.

I have laid in a second wash of darker values, still using the resist to help isolate colors from each other.

After I removed the resist I stroked soft pastel over almost everything to lighten values and add lots of interesting color combinations.
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