Trying out my Hydrus watercolors

So last week I won a set of Hydrus watercolors by Dr. Ph. Martin's by asking a question during their online demo...I decided to play with them today and I must say I LOVE them. They're very highly pigmented liquid watercolors--almost like playing with ink. I love the way they explode on a wet paper.
So I decided to paint some anenomes with them. The source of the photo is PMP. The paper is Saunders Waterford 140 lb. cold press at 11x15 inches (quarter sheet). I wetted the paper irregularly and went straight in with paint and slowly defined the anenomes. I sprayed water a few times to encourage the paint to move and create random texture. I followed by defining the flower centers while the paint was still slightly wet, and then I painted the greens and blues of the background. The last step was adding linear elements (stems) and suggestions of leaves. I must say I just love, love, love this paint. This painting seemed to have painted itself ;)

 Anenomes - watercolor on watercolor paper (11x15 inches)

Anenomes - watercolor on watercolor paper (11x15 inches)

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