This is a sketch in Gouache and Water-Color Pencil. Gouache is very good for color “sketch” and much more manageable than Oil when working in a small format or Plein Air.
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Sketching is probably the most satisfying and spontaneous way of capturing a moment. There are no rules and the end result does not have to look finished. I like the loose un-belabored look of a sketch. So here are a few sketches for a change, (instead of the usual paintings I post).