New artists often find watercolor painting extremely stressful. Considering many people take up art to reduce stress this is not a good thing. The main problem with stress and watercolor painting is that when you are in a state of stress you stop observing. Yet observation is a critical factor when painting with watercolors. Stress Continue Reading …»
I have just finished setting up a watercolor painting forum to make it easier for people to communicate with me and others interested about the articles and demonstrations on this site, and watercolor painting in general. You can find a link to the forum on top menu bar of Painting With Watercolors. Or you can Continue Reading …»
My Painting With Watercolors website has been up and running now for aboutÂ two years and I thought I would make my first post for the New Year one which lays out the goals I have for my website. Painting with Watercolors initially started as a support site for my weekly watercolor painting students. However Continue Reading …»
I have just finished posting my latest watercolor painting demonstration. This one is of Lake Bonney in South Australia. You can view the complete demo at this link: Lake Bonney watecolor painting demonstration. You can see the finished watercolor painting below.
A question I often get asked by new watercolor artists who are struggling with their watercolor painting techniques is, “How wet should their watercolor paint mixture be?”Â Another is, “How wet should their watercolor paper be?” Paint wetness seems a simple enough topic but it can give newcomers to this art a lot of grief. Continue Reading …»