Category Archives: Clouds

How to paint clouds with watercolor paint.

Watercolor painting demo of warm red sky and reflections

Lake Bonney sunset completed watercolor painting demonstration by Joe Cartwright

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.  

Painting the sky and clouds with watercolor

Simple Beach Scene painting the sky and clouds with watercolors

Painting the sky and clouds After doing the drawing our first watercolor painting step is painting the sky and clouds. Create a very weak mixture of French Ultramarine and Burnt Sienna, about the strength of a weak cup of tea. Then using the side of a round brush loaded with only clean water, wet the Continue Reading …

Modified Dry Brush or Broken Edge Technique

Modified Dry Brush Technique to create tree foliage

Modified dry brush Instead of horizontal or vertical dry brush strokes you can use a more curved stroke using the body of the brush head, which just lightly touches the watercolor paper. The trick to this technique is to have your brush almost parallel to your watercolor paper, and not to let the point of Continue Reading …