A blank paper or canvas is an opportunity to create something new. But sometimes we overthink on what to draw or paint. A great inspiration is to paint the background first. In my latest online class, Loosen Up Your Watercolor Painting, we will talk about ways on how to paint interesting backgrounds.
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Thank you Karen, I simply used the humble blue Bic Cristal. However since this tool gives me a false sense of control, I ordered five very fine ball points directly from Japan to try. I don’t mind having not much control of the tools, but this false feeling\impression somehow is just kind of wrong for me.
Thank you for sharing this Charlie. When I have this kind of experience, I call it arguing with the paint and feel it’s more a reflection of my overall mood than having to do with what is happening on the page. But better to argue with paint (I’m more sure to have the last word!) than with someone else and it does make me aware of how I’m…[Read more]
Thanks Karen and Charlie for sharing this. I’m finding right now I’m about 50/50 with stuff that turns out OK and total disasters. I appreciate your sharing that not only does that happen to some of you much more seasoned with watercolor, but also for the reminder it should be more about the process than the outcome. Honestly, I’m not there yet,…[Read more]
I’m hoping someone here has experience with how to capture watercolor paintings into digital files for sharing online. Have tried my phone (a disaster), scanners in the office (too small and limited file format options) and a larger format scanner at the library (resolution is relatively low). How do you all capture imagines done on paper as…[Read more]
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