This was my last painting for the watercolour course. A little frivolous work derived from a playing card joker.

It is what they call a “tube painting” because the paints are used directly from the tube without combining different colours. There’s some decision to be made between using hatching in the ink and shades of grey for the shadows. I used both, but perhaps should have left out the hatching.

It is still what I would call artless. If I made another thousand, while learning from my mistakes, I might get good at it.

Data Description
Title Jester
Artist Derrick Oswald
Medium Watercolour and ink on acid-free, cellulose, fine-grained, natural-white paper
Dimensions (w × h cm) 29.7 × 42
Date 2023

watercolour of a jester



A Canadian electrical engineer living in Switzerland, developing software for over 40 years, e.g. big data for electric distribution utilities and the cloud security space, but now retired.

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