Vatican Illuminated

Preliminary Studies - pencil   :   pastel pencil   :   watercolor

Vatican Illuminated
soft pastel on Pastelbord, watercolor underpainting


Maria Hock said...

I love seeing the preliminary sketches and the colors in the finished piece are wonderful.

Bonnie said...

Thanks, Maria. I chose a blue underpainting b/c of the orange of the buildings. Is a bonus to leave some left exposed in the painting.

Appreciate very much that you went and brought others to the show.

sarah said...

love the prelim sketches and the final work is beautiful!

Sarika Barua said...

Vatican painted like this never before...I am falling in love with ur art work Bonnie...carry on the good work.