Riverwalk watercolor 


Tiny sketch of The Riverwalk in Frederick.

I used a small flat brush I converted to a travel brush and the tiny travel brush that comes with Winsor and Newton pocket kits. I always have the intention of using this setup when out, but tiny doesn’t necessarily mean faster. This took about an hour. Still, it was good to see that I can fit a fairly substantial scene in a small book.

For colors I kept it muted with yellow ochre, brown madder, cerulean blue, Prussian blue, sepia, and permanent green olive with a little white mixed in at the end for the lilly pads. 

Here’s a close up. Thanks for reading.

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Frederick, MD Riverwalk Photos

Family trip to Frederick, MD today, where we wandered around the Riverwalk. Reminded me of Providece, but miniaturized. 


The water is shallow. It’s a water garden, Koi pond, and duck haven. Some cute ducks made a nest in one of the plants.

Other ducks liked sleeping under the bridge.