Watercolor BNC Connector


I finally broke down and bought a watercolor set. I previously have painted with a pretty nice gauche set, but I really like to layer up the colors, which tends to get muddy with gauche. It’s been a while since I painted anything, so I decided to go for the challenge of painting something metal and man made, a BNC connector. This was more demanding than I anticipated. I wasn’t able to accurately capture the colors of the reflective metal. I’m just not used to all of the colors in the set and am fairly out of practice. And it was a challenge to paint something structured. Organic shapes like flowers are more forgiving, because you can have little proportional inaccuracies. So my painting is kind of yellow and a distorted. This is why it is good to practice.

Next time, I am going to try to find something with more vibrant colors so that I can really see how nice my watercolor set is.

By diana 4

4 Comments

  1. Posted April 25, 2010 at 9:24 am | Permalink

    Your talent is amazing and thank you for your stellar creativity. Diana — you are a credit to ham radio!

    73
    KA3DRR

  2. Jim Tolson
    Posted May 4, 2010 at 10:16 am | Permalink

    Great work Diana. i work with bnc connectors all the time, id never have thought to paint one 😀

  3. david solano
    Posted December 19, 2011 at 9:35 am | Permalink

    hello from colombia (southamerica) its amazing how you can mix the tecnology, fashion and imagination . well from this part of the word big and big hug ! and please design sometime for us ! uglys and big boys !! i dream to have a nice tshirt or hat with your spirit !!

    • Posted January 3, 2012 at 8:59 pm | Permalink

      Thanks, David. There is a menswear T-shirt collection on the way in a few months :)

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