This is the personal web site & blog of Philip Toews. I am at once a father, artist and teacher. To get in touch please email philip @ philiptoews.com
Mixing salt into watercolor painting can make for some visceral textures.
Watercolors can show such fine gradations in tone, color and contrast. They can be a bit unforgiving, but patience is well rewarded.
I’ve always loved botanical illustration, particularly when done in watercolor. This painting is one of my favorite pieces.