What do watercolor beginners want to know? What do beginners need to know? I think we all wish to spend a little less, create a little more, and see greater improvements in our work. That’s at the heart of our watercolor wants. So, what can we do and what do we need to learn in orderContinue reading “All Things Watercolor”
Category Archives: beginners paintings
Unified Palette: indigo and raw umber
A very simple watercolor landscape. No bells or whistles. Just two paints. Indigo for a cool, dark. Raw Umber for the warmer, lighter color. Impressionist Watercolor Landscape My processes Color Selection. I decided to paint using a very reduced palette to help with unifying the image. I neededContinue reading “Unified Palette: indigo and raw umber”
Painting Depth: Advance – Recede
Warm it up, cool it down! Soften edges and make it darker…. Great tips for beginner watercolorists.
Colors of a Summer’s Day
Listen to the colors; listen to the enchanting voice of the childhood we thought, we’d lost.
BOLD Summer’s Colors
Topic: Boldness. Confidence. Being in The Moment and Doing what You Love. Let’s forget about judging. Let’s forget about what other people are going to think. Let’s forget about ‘Likes’ and ‘Shares.’ Its Art. That means….. its about self expression using whatever art materials you can find that will get your message out! Continue reading “BOLD Summer’s Colors”
Evelyn Flint has a wonderful art website and blog. So imaginative, creative, fresh, free, and Full of Artistic Adventures that are color magic! Her latest post was irresistible, I’ve had to repost it to share with you. You will, absolutely love Evelyn’s art – check out her website.
Inviting Imagination …out
Flowers ought to be in color, right?! I used to always, think so. Beautiful bright, gorgeous Colors. That’s normally, the very first thing that springs to mind when you think of “flowers.” So you ask, what’s up with the Black and White Debi? Changing The Communication Stripped back and laidContinue reading “Inviting Imagination …out”
What You Get…. (Benefits of watercolor paint test strips)
Testing…. test strips for Watercolor. What’s in it for you? The relevance, the value, The Benefits of having a Test Strip at the ready every time you paint. It may not sound like fun at first but it certainly can be. Watercolor Mixing and Testing Learning Points about Test Strips Continue reading “What You Get…. (Benefits of watercolor paint test strips)”
Color Play Triad
Just for fun. A quick bit of mixing and matching. Testing the colors out, seeing who looks good together. Watercolor Play I created a 6 set chart in watercolors. Then found a few sets that appealed to me the most. This triad with the Daniel Smith Moonglow, the cobalt teal (green blue)Continue reading “Color Play Triad”
Share Some Art
As many of you may have discovered reading my articles, I have a very broad scope on what “Art” can be. Sharing Art, is simply a way of giving what one is able to – to some one else. The Forms of ART Art comes in Many Diverse Forms. AContinue reading “Share Some Art”