I haven’t used watercolours since I was about 13 and got a set for my birthday. I used that very same set for this painting of my good friend Ben. As a medium it’s very unpredictable and unforgiving compared to oils. However this leads to that distinctive loose, lively quality which you can’t recreate with anything else.
It’s good to have a new challenge and I’m definitely going to play with watercolours more in the future.