Painting Water 'En Plein Air' – Zaneta's Techniques

Painting Water 'En Plein Air' – Zaneta's Techniques

Water bodies can be challenging. Zaneta Pernicova's approach simplifies the task.

1. Observe Movement: She studies water's motion, capturing its rhythm in initial sketches.

2. Reflections**: Reflecting colors are often muted. Zaneta desaturates them for authenticity.

3. Transparency vs. Reflection: Clear waters show the bed below, while still waters mirror the sky and surroundings.

4. Paint Quickly: Given the constant motion of water, speed is essential.

5. Zaneta’s Tip: "Water is both a mirror and a window. Decipher its role in your scene."

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