This guy was one of the earlier paint ponies I did (in August), and I was very pleased with the way the color values described the form. I did use some lifting to get some whites, but I also used some white gouache to add highlights. I have decided that using the opaque paint with watercolor is very liberating, and allows me to paint more spontaneously. What's good enough for Sargent is OK with me!
I named this fella Kermit for obvious reasons, and though I like him, I know it's not easy being green!
Paint Pony 8
Watercolor on 140# Fabriano paper