Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Casting at the River

My recent post Casting Practice reminded me that I never finished a piece from November 2013.  Our Saturday paint-out group was at the Los Angeles River to paint.  When we arrived it was kind of exciting to see a man wading out in the river and doing a lot of casting.  There was a photographer shooting the casting session.  The photo shoot might have been for an ad or a school project.  I hadn't finished adding the fishing pole and line in this watercolor until I painted at the Pasadena area casting pond and got a better look at more casting action.  My most recent visit to paint at the river was in March and I shared that watercolor in L.A. River Ducks.  It will be fun to visit again to see the ever-changing river.
    

8" x 10" Watercolor





  

14 comments:

  1. A complex scene Sherry painted beautifully. I was drawn to the small image in my email and immediately wanted to see more. Do you ever take these plein air works and then do a bigger studio version?

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    1. Thanks Lorraine! I don't think I've painted any larger studio versions of plein air pieces.

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  2. This is just lovely. I'm very familiar with the LA River. Spent a fair amount of time walking it's banks, but have never seen fly fishermen.

    Kudos to you for pulling off a complicated watercolor

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  3. I remember that day. You got bicycles too.

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  4. Not sure if my first comment made it.....Love this painting Sherry. Nice greens and love the bicycles in the middle ground. gives the eye another place to go! so nice.

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  5. Such a great sense of place and movement, Sherry. You hues always suggest and lead my eye. A very pleasant painting.

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  6. Hi Sherry! I just fell in love with this beautiful painting of yours and others too..Thanks for your visit on my blog.

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    1. Thank you Helen! Your comment makes me happy~

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