When It Rains, We Paint!

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Spent a lovely afternoon painting with a friend at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The weather wasn't the best, so we had the pavilion at the Japanese hill-and-pond garden mostly to ourselves and took advantage of the sheltered benches. The lack of strong shadows made for some tough subject matter, though, and I ended up overworking my painting a bit.

Torii, Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden

While I waited for my painting to dry, I sketched a different part of the garden, and decided to color it later on with the muddy pigments left on my palette - just for fun.

At the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, BBG

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  1. Love the Pagoda with the leftover paint on your palette. To me, that is no leftover, but the main course.

  2. I like this one!

    - Debbie