This exercise was a stretch for me since I started with watercolors first - instead of my usual manner of drawing with pencil, lining over the pencil, and then adding the watercolors. This often results in me feeling like I'm a grown-up doing a coloring book! Hence, the need to stretch my abilities.
While I was doing this, the phone kept ringing, other commitments kept "calling", and a man stopped by to give me an estimate on replacing the roof on the house. I think the clutter in my life is reflected in this painting - but I wanted to post it anyway to remind myself (again) that everything doesn't have to be perfect. Intellectually, I know this. Now, I am waiting for my emotions to catch up.
Having said that, I do like the peach and soft violet colors together. About a year ago, I made a bracelet with these colors out of Swarovski crystal. Hmmmm.. that gives me an idea for future exercises: explore color and what combinations appeal to my eye.