Monday, October 5, 2015

Cottage Street Bridge

Cottage Street Bridge
8”x10”
Watercolor
Chris Breier © 2015
On my drive home from Olcott I stopped in Lockport to walk around and look for subject matter to paint. I took a number of pictures but I didn’t want to spend too much time there because I had a dozen ears of sweet corn and some peaches in the trunk of the car. It was a hot summer day and I wasn’t sure how long they would last in the trunk. There are a number of old and interesting buildings in Lockport, the church with the steeple is St Mary’s.

I incorporated many wet into wet techniques with this watercolor and I also used white gouache for the highlights and to create some of the reflections in the water.

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