Short and quick today. Observing how water can be painted using watercolors. Painting Water In the samples shown, I’ve created the impression, the illusion of water on paper. Cobalt teal blue in watercolor helps, of course. But, so does understanding the tones, the feeling, mood, and which of the common techniques to use.Continue reading “Watercolor Techniques: painting water”
Its about artistic freedom, artist license. The joy of expressing in paints, brushstrokes, color, the things you’d like to say with words… but can’t. Communicate Through the Arts Perfect If I was a singer, maybe the words would be clear and perfect. And elegant, eloquent, full ranged. Sounding lovely and lyrical. But then,Continue reading “Impressionist Watercolor Landscape (artistic license)”
What is in my studio!? Like some of you there are days, I don’t dare even look. But, then like today the spirit captures me and I dig in. Here are a few of my findings I found enjoyable. Things I’d forgotten. Images long left in the boxes. Unseen. 4 Art FindingsContinue reading “4 Findings – in the art studio”
Life lesson learned from art: make everything, count. The clock ticks. Art is life and life is art!
Beautiful blues and crystal clear turquoise waters of the sea, seem to always draw us closer. Well, those colors mesmerise me at any rate! Watercolor Experiments This was a lovely fun experiment. Just simply pouring paints on and then watching their tiny particles float and drift, then finally sink as they dried.Continue reading “Sea Coves”
Discovering the secrets Inside paint pigments is one of the most fun and satisfying activities that an artist will do.
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.
Sage green, so pretty! Surrounded with white and gorgeous Light Red and pops of Indigo….. sage green melts.
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”
To master color, what I do…. is Experiment. Master Color, Watercolors Alot of it. But, it is so fun. It Can be super fast, like this one! 5 Minutes. And you learn so much from every practice you do. I find that setting aside the 5 minutes, insteadContinue reading “To Master Color….”