Autumn Pathway, 8 x 8 encaustic image transfer (photo used here is slightly different from the photo shown below)
Autumn pathway, photo
Autumn Pathway, 24 x 18 watercolor painting
I woke up this morning and knew I still had some work to do on my painting. I could see where the trees on the left needed more volume and I also felt there should be more details in the front right corner. I ended up adding more shadows in the distant part of the path as well and hopefully there is a greater feeling of depth and movement.
What I didn't realize until I took the time to look closely at the photograph I used for my encaustic was that I had chosen a different snapshot for my image transfer than the one I used for the watercolor. The two photos are so similar but because I am putting a show together with the theme being the transition of art mediums starting with a photograph, then interpreting it as a watercolor painting, and then as an encaustic image transfer, I feel it is key to have the exact same photo for both painted versions. Guess what I am going to be doing for the rest of the weekend?!