A watercolor blog.
Back runs are the "blossom" or "flower" produced when part of a wash is too wet and the pigment is lifted up and forced to gather at the leading edge of wetness. Some people try to avoid them at all costs. I happen to like 'em.
Friday, June 1, 2012
I stayed downtown last weekend and got a chance to get close to the gargoyles at the Euclid Arcade. I had always wanted to sketch them in person and the only way to do that is to stay at the hotel that now occupies this historic building. Here's a link to what this magnificent structure looked like in 1901. The gargoyles are on the top floor.