Pen, Ink and Brush Demo available for paid download

Pen, Ink and Brush Techniques 1 This is a video of a Pen, Ink and Wash demonstration of a street scene. If you would like to have a look at a sped up version you can find it below. The full normal speed demonstration runs for about 45 minutes and can be purchased for download Continue Reading …

Latest watercolor landscape demo

Painting shadows finished Light over Shearing Shed

I have just finished posting my latest watercolor landscape demo. It is titled “Light over old Shearing Shed” and you can find it under the Watercolor Demonstrations tab of my main menu or by clicking here: Old Shearing Shed Should you have any questions please let me know. Happy painting Joe

Mt Wilson Autumn Colors

Mt Wilson Autumn colors watercolor painting by Joe Cartwright

This is a watercolor landscape painting I started just before my wife and I took a three-week trip to the Australian outback. I finished it on the weekend. It was an interesting challenge to paint all that green in with the bright autumn colours and I am very happy with the result. I used a Continue Reading …

Watercolor newsletter June 2012

Light over old shearing shed reference photo

Watercolor Newsletter #1 – June 2012 Welcome to my first Painting With Watercolors (watercolours) newsletter. It is intended as a summary of what has gone on with regards to my Painting With Watercolor site in between newsletter releases. Primarily this will include new demonstrations and articles. I hope to include some other interesting and useful Continue Reading …

Removing cockles and wrinkles from watercolor paper

Watercolor painting Rising Mist boat painting by Joe Cartwright

If you do not stretch your watercolor paper you will usually find that your paper has cockled (the creasing or wrinkling of a surface) or warped during painting to a varying degree. Then when you try to frame it your painting will not sit flat on its mat. To help with this problem I have Continue Reading …