Category Archives: painting problems

Problems encountered when painting with watercolors.

Watercolor problems: objects in wrong place

Church Street Melbourne Victoria watercolor painting. Tall steeple church, cars, strong shadows on road with lots of power lines.

Large splash of paint in unwanted area of your painting Watercolor problems often happen when one is moving a fully loaded watercolor paint brush over your painting surface. If you are not careful or are bumped you can drop a whole lot of paint where is it unwanted. It happened to me once for a Continue Reading …»

Removing stray watercolor droplets in your sky

Stray watercolor droplets in the sky Sometime when you are painting the odd tiny drop of watercolor paint will land on a light area of your painting like the sky. How can you fix this? One way is to very quickly touch it with the tip of a tissue. Don’t press on it or you Continue Reading …»

How to fix a watercolor painting

A watercolor painting can be fixed One often hears artists say that you cannot fix a watercolor painting once you have painted it or a section of it. This is not necessarily true, there are many things you can do to repair a painting or part of it. At worst there are things you can do Continue Reading …»

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