Category Archives: Watercolor paint

Watercolor paint and pigments.

Watercolor painting with coffee

Quick Sketch of simple Beach Scene watercolor painting using instant coffee

A few years ago I was on my way to do a watercolor painting demonstration at a Sydney art society when I had a sudden panic attack as I thought I may have left my palette back at my studio. I was too far from home to turn back. I pulled over and checked my Continue Reading …

Mold on watercolors in your palette

Mold or fungus on growing on watercolor paint in palette

How does mold develop in your watercolor palette One of my students brought in the photo below of mold or fungus growing over some of the watercolor paints in his palette. I have heard of this for many years though I have never experienced it myself or met someone personally who has experienced it so Continue Reading …

Watercolor Brushes and Paint for Beginners

Mixing a Blue, Red and Yellow will give you a dull grey to black color depending on proportions of each color mixed

Watercolor Brushes Brushes used when painting with watercolor come in many forms and quality levels. Some of the most common types are: Round Brushes Flat Brushes Mop Brushes Fan Brushes Rigger Brushes I use round brushes for 95% of my work, but also use all the others as I need them. For beginners Round Brushes Continue Reading …

Watercolor and Gum Arabic