6 1/2 x 9Watercolor, St.GermainA pretty view in San Diego, in watercolor, with flowers growing behind and over the gate. As you well know from a previous post, I love iron.
This small watercolor looks a deceptively easy, but it is not! The reason is the vantage point and a 3/4 angle of the gate. This means that lines converge at the horizon, even though one doesn't see the horizon in the painting.
I did not fill in the red color of the roof tiles, since red is an overpowering color, and would take the focus away from the gate and the blooming plant.
Everything is not yet in place at my new house , so the photo is somewhere floating around in my house. The same kind and close up of the flowers of this tree, you see here below.Sitting under this tree, taking time to think, taking a break, a rest to contemplate about the old and the new, drinking in the surroundings...Life may have its twists, turns and even its ugly sides, but life is beautiful and worth enjoying.