Anyone who explores Hyla Park will find themselves walking through a network of narrow trails that connect a variety of small ponds. I found that whenever I would stop at a pond, I wanted to look a little closer. That's why I felt it best for this first painting to zoom in a bit closer to some of the details. My goal for this one is to depict three key elements: the lush green vegetation, the reflective pools of water and a hint of the muddy wet ground.
Here is another watercolour pencil study I created in order to try out some of the textures and character I hope to capture in the final painting. This study is 10 x 7" on cotton watercolour paper.