I added watercolor to the sketch from the day before. Interesting to see the difference. In general, I don't paint with watercolors but sometimes I like the effect of watercolor and ink.
See what you think.
Then here they are separately:
I wanted to sketch/paint one more of the photos and decided that the river photo was the "easiest" with pastels. Especially because I had painted it once before. Paintings from photos never seem as fresh to me. You miss the nuances in the shadows and other colors. I will let you compare those, too.
The new challenge for September is up. Come join us for some southwest painting or sketching.