Lately, I've been in the mood for some watercolors. I tend to be on the lazy side when using watercolor or gouache. I like to use lots of water, push it around, see what happens. And rather than being overly worried about the outcome as I often am (like am I taking the water too far or losing details I want to keep), I just went for it.
Minimal colors, in this first one just black. The next one I'm not as pleased with:
And actually it is particularly that lower section:
Not so much what is in it, exactly, but how I did it. It evolved. I also like the simplicity of the colors and all that thick texture.
I'm definitely going to do some more watercolors and gouache paintings and see what comes of it.