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How to Paint Watercolor Paintings

Watercolor Painting Progression Chart

A watercolor painting usually progresses in the following manner: Large shapes to small shapes Wet on wet to wet on dry (could also be read as from soft edges to hard edges) Light tones (more water in a mix) to dark tones (less water in a mix) Cool colors (distance) to warm colours (closer to Continue Reading …

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 …

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