Monday 28 September 2020

Gondola’s at the moorings in Venice - A watercolor painting

 “Venice never quite seems real, but rather an ornate film set suspended on the water.” Frida Giannini

For quite some time I had been thinking about painting “A close up of Gondola’s in Venice” and then I came across a reference photo in PIXABAY  which seemed a perfect composition. So I went ahead and created my today’s watercolor painting on one of my favourite papers,  Chitrapat handmade paper  .

Chitrapat paper comes in two different textures namely the “ Rough” and the “Matt”. I always work with the rough textured paper and unfortunately I purchased a whole pad of twenty sheets of Matt textured version which did not work for my kind of techniques. If you are new to watercolor painting I would highly recommend to stick to rough textured paper as it is fantastic to work with especially the “wet on wet” technique. 

Watercolor painting of Gondola in Venice, created on Chitrapat handmade paper

Gondola’s at the Moorings
A watercolor painting on Chitrapat handmade paper 
Size 5” X 7”

For the above artwork I have used Winsor and Newton Cotman and Camlin Artists water color tubes. I enjoy working with both these brands and would recommend it to all water color enthusiasts. 

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