Undersea painting – watercolor and ink

I thought it would be fun to work on an underwater scene. I’m fascinated with sea life and really love visiting Aquariums.

Happy Sunday, friends! 💙

undersea watercolor beginnings

I painted some circles and fun shapes first. Then once it was dry, I started sketching on top.

Sketchbook playtime

In my sketchbook I practiced a bit and played with different pens and colors. It doesn’t look like much but it really helps build confidence before adding all of the ink detail on the final piece.

undersea watercolor and ink up close view

This is a close up of the finished piece. I really like this color palette of blue, green, and gold. I layered different shapes and used a variety of pens and markers from my stash.

It’s so much fun to just let go and see what happens.

Undersea watercolor and ink

7 x 10 inch mixed media- Ocean

I hope you are inspired to create art and do more of what you love. Thank you for stopping by and following along.

Until next time, share a smile and stay excellent!

🌸 Patty Anne 🌸

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Thursday – calm and soothing blues

A few calm and soothing images to share with you today. 💙

Hope you enjoy…

Ocean blues photo

Soothing ocean blues

 

At the beach photo

Sandy beach blues

 

Tahoe Peace

Lake Tahoe blues

 

Until next time, sending love and prayers for better days ahead.

🌸  Patty Anne  🌸

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Underwater blues abstract painting

I have an abstract watercolor to share with you today. I decided to switch things up a bit and try something different.

Happy Thursday and Happy 4th of July, friends! 😊

Underwater blues abstract watercolor

Underwater blues – 12 x 18 inch Canson watercolor paper

I was thinking about underwater plants and the colorful blues of the ocean. It was fun to let go and play. I love the overall feeling of this painting and the gentle movement. 💙

Watercolor tip:  Remember to enjoy the process and play.  Let go of expectations and try something new. 

I hope you are inspired to create art and do more of what you love.

Until next time, share a smile and shine on!

🌸  Patty Anne  🌸

I’m on Instagram at pattyanneart

Patty Anne Art