Category Archives: Watercolor History

Some discussion on the history of watercolor painting.

Watercolor Paper Selection

How to choose the best watercolor paper for your painting? You can’t just paint a watercolor painting on any type of paper. You need to use artists’ quality watercolor paper if you want to produce good work that will survive the test of time. Some cheap papers have little or no sizing on them which Continue Reading …»

Watercolor Painting Exhibition: Tate Britain Gallery London

Tate Britain Gallery I am currently visiting the UK and Ireland on a holiday and have just been to see the Watercolour Exhibition at the Tate Britain Gallery in London. What a wonderful exhibition. It covers the history of watercolor in Great Britain and treats such topics as: History of watercolor paints and pigments including Gum Arabic and other binders Continue Reading …»