I bought a book by John Barber called the Pastel Color wheel book.
I also have another book by the same artist about watercolors and I liked it very much it taught me a lot!
Although I'm finding that he works in a really different style he likes to use a torchon.
Not that that's bad or anything I just prefer to put color on the surface not remove it or dull the gorgeous pigment crystals and dull up all my efforts but here's what I have so far on this still life demo.
The fun part is next shadows and highlights.....oooh so much fun! I'll post when I'm finished. Thanks for looking c&c welcome and always appreciated!
Here's John Barber's original...