Just Paint With Indigo

Yesterday’s post went out a little late. I messed up on the time. Today I worked on a hat. It’s the famous be, beautiful no matter what they say, Audrey Hepburn black hat. Mixing up a black is not as easy as it seems. I ended up mixing more of am Indigo. I sketched the hat observing all the angles trying to draw “right”. This Watercolor version was a no go I tried a second time. There was no referencing. What a huge difference! The three minute video on how to mix black with Acrylic helped.

I painted a hat, a quote and three flowers. No I didn’t mix up the black but Indigo with the texture is beautiful. I’ll share it soon. There’s still pink ribbon to paint. The big flower is what surprised me the most. I covered up the petals that didn’t work by dabbing tones of blue. Some were smeared. The texture on this flower is beautiful. I do have an idea for the inside, maybe a pink or a green.

That is twice, wait three times today that I simply just paint. Good day of painting.

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Mireya

A visionary artist who paints blooms of optimism. She paints using watercolor, acrylic and fun tools like paper rolls. She's a tea drinker who's curious about everything in nature. Every day she creates and creativelyhue.com is her place where she learns to trust her ideas, create from her authenticity and documents her process because we are all artists.