Taking your paints and sketchbook outside is an incredibly rewarding way to make unique memories of a special place, but if you find the thought of creating plein air intimidating, you’re not alone. When I first
There’s something very special about diving under water and looking up to see the sun surrounded by ripples of turquoise. When there’s a school of fish silhouetted against the blue, it becomes truly magical. I
Another great tutorial, Andrea! Like many things watercolor, wet in wet is easy – once you have the knowledge and lots of practice! Every artist has to do the practice, but your explanation is sure to help many learn what to do in their practice.
This is a fun rainy day activity which is also an entertaining way to practice color mixing, whatever your age! It works great with any kind of water-based paint. For young artists, this is a good way of learning
Making mixing charts is a fun task on a rainy day, or any day! When I try out a new palette of colors I like to make a set of mixes of each pair, to see what will happen when they meet on the paper. It can prevent some really ugly mixtures on the paper if they touch and bleed into each other; i find out that they never should have been introduced!
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