River Bend Watercolors

Today I painted five quick watercolor studies at River Bend Park in northern Virginia, on the Potomac. In each study I was experimenting with color and composition; I didn't bother with an underdrawing. Here are three examples.

 Geoff Watson, "River Bend Study," watercolor on paper, 12" x 16," 2017.

Geoff Watson, "River Bend Study," watercolor on paper, 12" x 16," 2017.

 Geoff Watson, "Seeing purple," watercolor on paper, about 6"x 8," 2017.

Geoff Watson, "Seeing purple," watercolor on paper, about 6"x 8," 2017.

 Geoff Watson, "Maryland, from Virginia," watercolor on paper, about 6" x 8," 2017.

Geoff Watson, "Maryland, from Virginia," watercolor on paper, about 6" x 8," 2017.