Art Tips: Watercolour - week 3

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4) The fence posts are made up of yellow ochre and alizarin crimson for lights, and ultramarine blue with a little burnt umber for darks.
5) The tree trunks are wet on dry with burnt umber, ochre and crimson, with darker shadows of burnt umber and ultramarine blue wet-into-wet.
6) The bare brances are suggested with a dry on dry technique, with ultramarine blue and alizarin crimson.
7) Finally, with a detail or rigger brush, using some violet (ultramarine & crimson) and green (blue & yellow) stroke in from bottom to top suggestions of long grass at the base of the posts and lines going to the vanishing point to create more depth and suggestion of texture.