Recently, I went to the beach for a quick break. Yep… Lucky me ! It’s a couple of hours drive to the coast, but it was well worth it. And one of my favorite beach activities is picking up shells and stones. Which is why this lesson is about showing you an easy way to paint seashells in watercolor. Even though this subject looks difficult because of the complex shapes
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Summer is slowly creeping up on us. Perhaps you’re looking forward to lying on a sunny beach underneath a parasol, listening to the wind and the waves… After all this time being stuck inside, I know I am ! In this tutorial I’m going to show you the step by step process for this really easy summer watercolor painting. This composition is designed to be extremely simple, so any beginner
It’s one of the most delightful things I’ve ever seen.I recently took a trip to an iconic art store in Paris - The Sennelier Art Store.The watercolor and pen sketch you see here is a result of me playing with the art supplies I picked up ! Below I’ll give you some tips on using watercolor with ink pens for creating line and wash artwork.Some of you may know I’m
This is going to be tricky! Some of you might not like me very much after you try this watercolor practice exercise… I can see people pulling their hair out in frustration already. This tutorial will allow you to practice all of the different watercolor wash techniques, plus your brush control. It means combining a number of painting methods in one go, as well as using a wide range of
In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to paint koi fish in watercolor by building up transparent layers of paint using a glazing technique. One of the amazing characteristics of watercolor is its transparency. When you paint transparent washes of color on top of each other the underlying brush marks remain visible. This produces beautiful multi-layered effects that are unique to watercolors. Painting in this way is a
Daffodils… They’re springing up all over the place!And just about every artist I know is painting these things at the moment. So I thought I’d add my own contribution and show you the step by step process I used to paint these watercolor daffodils.In this tutorial I used a variety of techniques which I’ll describe as I build up the painting layer by layer. And if you’d like to try
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