Watercolor’s Most Important Ingredient

The Entrance Sand Bar watercolor painting. Lots of little sand islands with pelicans.

Water is the most important ingredient when painting with watercolor paints. It is very important to know its characteristics or you will not be able to properly handle this medium. Many of the wonderful effects achieved in a great watercolor painting are directly attributable to the amount of water on the paper, in your pallet Continue Reading …╗

Painting skies

[singlepic id=60 w=320 h=240 float=center] Tone of the Sky The sky is usually the lightest part of your painting – better too light than too dark. If you paint your sky to strong a tone then you will have to paint other parts of your painting even stronger which will reduce the┬átransparency┬áof your painting i.e. Continue Reading …╗

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