Twelve years ago I decided to get a grip and TRY to paint with watercolors.As usual I tensed up, by stomach got knots in it and I felt this sinking feeling. Well it's hard to master. We are afraid of making a mistake, of doing something foolish,...
I love to paint Christmas cards each year, not only because I know how those who receive them look forward to a new card each year, but also because I love drawing and painting, and teaching drawing and painting. Making my own, homemade cards is a fun and relaxing activity - a great break from the...
#17 of 100 -- I'm catching up! Please do not indulge in conspicuous consumption by purchasing a beautiful Kolinsky Sable watercolor brush that could last you a lifetime, particularly in those large sizes that run over $100 for a single brush, and...
A lesson and demonstration on how to paint watercolors wet on wet by artist Ivan Fraser. Ivan is also the author of Peggy of the Cove Books.
For the beginner, watercolor seems too daunting to attempt. However, here are 3 things that keep people from trying watercolor and their easy fixes. I have found watercolor challenging but too fun to stay away from even for the novice.
Watercolor is one of those media that is really convenient and affordable but that people stay away from because of some of the uncontrollable aspects of the medium. Still, there are several things that make it less confusing and uncontrollable. Here are a few hints that may help the novice.
How often have you started a painting and wondered how to handle a watercolor problem? Here are a few tips for the average watercolorist to think about when painting a masterpiece.
My work with senior citizens has given me a few insights into some special needs. While working with them, I encountered a variety of problems they face daily.
Watercolor has its own set of challenges and difficulties. Most people steer clear of it for fear of messing up. But there are so many things that watercolor does that no other medium will do. One of these is the wrinkled paper effect. I will show you how.
Beginning watercolor painters can paint a desert sunset landscape with these simple instructions. Includes a step-by-step video. You will need two brushes and four colors of paint for this striking watercolor.