Flowing Water

I have always been fascinated how water which is basically clear, refracts light and affects what is beneath the surface. The reflections on the surface of the water let you know of the water's presence.

This is the photo that I took as my reference.

This is the photo that I took as my reference.

After cutting out a circle from a piece of vellum, I divided the image into 4 sections, and began to draw each section one at a time.

After cutting out a circle from a piece of vellum, I divided the image into 4 sections, and began to draw each section one at a time.

I am using a frame that I created previously to fit over the new painting.

I am using a frame that I created previously to fit over the new painting.

Here you see three out of the final four sections of my preliminary drawing on Arches huile paper. This paper can accept a variety of mediums including watercolor and oil paints.

Here you see three out of the final four sections of my preliminary drawing on Arches huile paper. This paper can accept a variety of mediums including watercolor and oil paints.