On the first day of the festival @newartfest I went around everything: exhibitions, the art market and the open air zone. In the open air area, I started with the usual watercolors. They gave out a certain set of Rembrandt colors - more for testing than for the mountain landscape. Not a single basic blue color ... A lot of red-pink, even some new ones from the dust series (granular). Of course, one could depict something divorced from the surrounding reality, but I did not dare. Next time you will need to go beyond. The paper was also given quite good - 25% of cotton and even A3 were fabricated. BUT: only volunteers had umbrellas. The day was wonderful sunny and writing in bright light, you know, almost to the touch. Nowhere to hide from the sun. Tomorrow I'll go try gouache and acrylic.
Thank you for your attention, interest and time.
Natalia Popova - Professional Artist.