This is another working of a view that I’ve covered before. Twice before, in fact – once as a direct watercolour painting earlier this month and previously as a direct digital work on my iPad. I will include both of those images below for comparison.
With this one, I started by painting the sky (ie. the negative shape above and to the right of the building) in clean water and then washing in phthalo blue. I did a bit of further work with adding water to adjust the intensity before unleashing the hairdryer to speed things up (essential watercolour tool, the hairdryer, if you are working on one fairly small piece at a time). I then painted the rest orange (a mix of various colours on the palette) and painted the rest before getting to the fun part of dropping in and lifting out various areas (including a bit more drying and glazing).
I think it is my favourite result so far – certainly the most vibrantly colourful.