I painted this one afternoon during workshop time at the Paradise Art Center. The gallery there is having a June watercolor show with a “Reflections” theme, so I’ve been playing around with drips and blends and various color schemes. Lately I am very partial to this combination of Winsor Blue and Dioxazine Purple.
I started with wet on wet, holding the paper horizontally in the air, with the “horizon line” parallel to the table. Along that line I dropped on the purple and blue with my trusty #30 brush, letting the blue drip down one side and the purple drip down the other side. When the blending was done and the paint almost dry, I filled in the tree details and the negative painting for the rock shapes. And that was it! Success!