Electric Trees

Another example of pastel over watercolor; a pencil sketch on 300# Arches watercolor paper.

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 Dark, neutralized watercolor passes.  I lay in the darkest values I see in each shape.

Dark, neutralized watercolor passes.  I lay in the darkest values I see in each shape.

 Here I lay in the medium pastel values I see in each major shape.

Here I lay in the medium pastel values I see in each major shape.

 Finally I lay in the lightest value details with pastels.

Finally I lay in the lightest value details with pastels.