The Arrow by Aaron Watson
4” x 6” WATERCOLOUR ON PAPER, 2018 – Listen on Spotify
The guitar starts on the top left as light blue with high orange. The vocals appear as warm browns with orange guitar on the top left. The strings at 0.23 appear on the top right with red and orange banjo and orange guitar. The brown continues through the middle. At 0.48 the strings are magenta on the top left with orange from 0.53. The vocals are brown. At 1.13 the strings are magenta with low purple bass. the guitar and banjo are orange across the bottom with magenta strings at 1.40. These colours repeat with brown vocals, magenta strings and orange guitar and banjo. The percussion is also brown textures. At 2.03 the magenta strings are strong on the right along with soft backup harmonies. At 2.35 the vocals are brown with bright orange guitar. The twangs at 3.15, 3.19 and 3.35 are red with purple lows at 3.32.
This piece is one of a kind and was commissioned for someone special. While the paint may fall differently on the paper, future interpretations of this song will capture the same colours and moments as heard in the song.