Weathered doorway in La Palma

Canary Islands, La Palma's capital Santa Cruz, has narrow cobbled streets and houses with colourful doorways.
Doorways of your choice please add to the Student Gallery.

You will need

Cerulean or Winsor blue (green shade)
Ultramarine blue
Raw Sienna

Burn't sienna

Alizarin crimson

Size 8 round
Medium permanent or non permanent pen optional.

Watercolour paper:
A4-A3 size 140lb NOT (a slight texture)


Develop the scene by adding a splash of colour, perhaps a pot of bright red or pink geraniums or pink bougainvillea in just watercolour or pen and wash.

Observe the strong contrast of light and shade

White reflects its surrounds.
Leave plenty or white paper for the walls and add just hints of texture.

Student Gallery

Here's some work completed by Julie's students based on this tutorial. 

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