Category Archives: Fog and mist

How to paint fog and mist with watercolor.

How to paint fog with watercolor

Mist around The Three Sisters, Blue Mountains, Australia. Reference photo for watercolor painting of mist.

I was recently asked by a reader about how to paint fog with watercolor. Fog is very easily painted with watercolors because it is so simple to create soft edges and light tones with this beautiful medium. If you look at a foggy scene you will notice a number of things. The effects of areal Continue Reading …

Watercolor painting demonstration of boats and early morning rising mist

Watercolor painting Rising Mist boat painting by Joe Cartwright

San Diego Harbor, Rising Mist I have just loaded my latest watercolor demonstration painting. The painting is titled “Rising Mist” and is of an early morning scene on San Diego harbor with the mist rising. It is based on a photo my wife took a number of years ago as she was sailing out of Continue Reading …