Sunday, June 28, 2015

an experiment in my sketchbook for summer of color

I am a little late to join in with the summer of color, but i have been wanting to paint some simple maps so I decided to do this quick map in the colors for this week....

Purple, purple, yellow.

This one is just an experiment. My next maps will have more detail i think...but in my head i wanted a simple one with no black lines, just all watercolor and no labels so the plain watercolor itself was the beauty of it, with the roads left white.  But when i got to that point I just couldn't leave it. Then once I had added the street and dirt road's names I knew i would have to add lines, so if i was going to do all that I should have planned to add details like houses and trees and a compass rose. But that's what a sketchbook is for, experimenting....


16 comments:

  1. A very clever idea - very well done, too!

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  2. Very cute . . . you must really like fries, LOL

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  3. Nice SOC-entry. Something different :-)

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  4. I love your experiment! So cool and creative! You leave me wanting to see more next week!!! I love what you did with this week's SOC colors!

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  5. It's been awhile since I've had a chance to visit, and I was not disappointed. This was such a fun trip, albeit a bit out of the way (grin). Loved how you used the SOC colors, though.

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  6. oh my!! I love this and what a great idea!!! It captures a moment in life :)

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  7. Oh I just love this... what a wonderful way to capture the challenge Andrea... and I love what it documents as well...

    Jenny X

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  8. i love maps
    and want to make one of my land and the trails and cabin etc
    i kind of get confused how to show the perspective of things
    this is such a great idea for SOC

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  9. Making maps is a great idea for this challenge. I like the way the yellow is the map portion and the purple more of the title.

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  10. What a great idea and so much You can do with this idea too. Looks wonderful. Have fun developing more maps-Hugs Denise

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  11. What a great idea and so much You can do with this idea too. Looks wonderful. Have fun developing more maps-Hugs Denise

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  12. Oh yes, this is a great way to use these colours! Love it!

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