Nicky’s portrait took just over 3 hours to paint, probably due to the size of it more than anything. I layered more colour to the background of this one, there’s something magic about the way watercolours move across the paper and combine. I’m very conscious of not over painting, knowing when to stop before it loses the loose, free feel. Actually I’m a little paranoid of over painting … it’s constantly on my mind.
One of the reasons I love digital art so much is I don’t have to worry about making mistakes (ctrl + z).
This picture is now in getting framed at Nelson City Framers and I should be picking it up this Saturday.