Colours used. Ultramarine Blue, Madder Lake,
Burnt Sienna, Sap Green
Simple sketch - Water line is 1/3 up paper.
Wet top 2/3 of paper and wash dilute madder + ultra b
adding green and Ultra b on right side. These should be
nomore than tone 3. We will add darker tones on top!
Add burnt sienna rocks allowing colour to run into the
Add darker tones of the same colours leaving some
edges soft. These are the foreground trees. Allow colour
to run into sienna rocks.
Wet lake area with clean water drop in pale tones of
mader + ultra b on left and darker tones of green +
ultra on right
Paint rocks with tones of madder + ultra and sienna. Leave some
but not too much white. Start with lighter colours and build up to
Add white tree trunks with white gouache add darker tones to
bases of trees and dark tree trunks.
Add ripples to water (they get larger at the front of the picture)
Add a couple of fir trees on the right. (make one darker)
Add a duck if you want!