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Pen and Ink with Watercolor in Roumania

There is nothing like painting outdoors for capturing the true mood and feeling of a place. But if you find lugging heavy and bulky painting gear around is too much trouble, try this technique

Sometimes when I am hiking in the mountains I take a small Cotman watercolor sketchbook box with me. I use pen and ink for the drawing on Strathmore paper, then add color. Here are some watercolor sketches I did on a hike in the Roumanian mountains in 2018.

Here are some of the watercolor painting techniques I used.

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