Well, I guess, a new year deserves a new endeavor. So I am attempting to copy the Master, Winslow Homer. I was in awe last weekend when we went to the best bookstore in Bangkok and they displayed a book of Winslow Homer watercolor works. So that is my inspiration that I hope to continue throughout the year (... we'll see how I do with my art after the baby comes out in late March). All I can say is that it was a tough 2 hours for me painting this small one, I wish I could have a time-machine to ride back to observe Homer live during his session.
Here is my take today, a 9x12 inch watercolor on Canson Monval 140lb:
And here is the original on the cover of the book Tone just bought me as an early gift of my B-day in a few weeks.