Watercolor Painting

Using The Masking Fluid In Watercolor Painting

Since watercolors are transparent it is impossible adding layers of light color over dark. That's why you need to plan the entire painting ahead and leave the areas you want to be lighter unpainted and paint around them. Let's assume you want to paint the sea and that...

How To Use Gum Arabic In Watercolor Painting

Gum Arabic is gained from the tropical almond raisin and it has been used as a binder in the production of watercolors for centuries. You can also purchase it as bottled liquid and use it as a painting medium. When added to watercolors it enrichens the texture and...

Tools For Watercolor Painting

One of the advantages of watercolor painting is that you do not need a lot of supplies to be able to do it. All you need is a few paintbrushes, paints and paper and you are ready to paint. Tools for watercolor painting are also much cheaper than those for oil painting...
Painting Of A Sunset With Watercolors

Painting Of A Sunset With Watercolors

Sunsets and evening sky with their luscious bright colors can be a real challenge for artists. If you are painting outdoors and trying to get the colors of the evening sky you have to work really quickly because the light is changing and fading swiftly. In order to...

Watercolor Painting With Complementary Colors

Watercolor Painting With Complementary Colors

Any two colors that are diagonally opposite to each other on the color wheel are called complementary colors. For example, a blue color is complementary to orange, red to green and yellow to purple. When you place to complementary colors next to each other they have a...

Painting Water With Watercolor

Painting Water With Watercolor

Moving water is one of the most attractive parts of landscapes for painting but also one of the most difficult to capture because of its flickering changing nature. Waves move, reflections change from big to small and before you know it you have a bunch of different...

Painting Wet On Wet With Watercolours

Painting Wet On Wet With Watercolours

Painting wet on wet is one of the most beautiful and one of the most expressive techniques in watercolour painting. When colours are applied on to the wet or moist surface they gently penetrate into one another and dry keeping the mild foggy quality. This technique is...

Learn Watercolor Painting In A Few Easy Steps

Learn Watercolor Painting In A Few Easy Steps

Watercolor painting is probably one of the most popular painting techniques. The fluidity of watercolors makes this technique exciting and unpredictable. For an inexperienced artist, this might be really scary and confusing in the beginning but once you learn...