Paint first, outline later

Watercolor illustration of girlThis was something new and scary for me! I was watching a video of someone doing some freehand painting, some of which they added black outlines and details to after the fact. After my character design attempt from yesterday where, while I did a pencil drawing first, I then painted first before adding the outline, I thought I might want to try some freehand painting.

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New Sakura Koi Watercolor Set & Some Lettering Practice

The word hello painted in watercolorIt’s always fun to get new art supplies! Some friends of mine gave me a Sakura Koi watercolor set (the travel-sized one with 12 colors), along with the water brush that came with it – I’ve never used one of those before. It’s super cute. Thanks, friends!

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