October 6, 2018

Paint on Partially Wet Paper

  1. Start by wetting the paper randomly.

  2. Using objects around the house begin painting lightly making an impression or the object. Let the paint go outside the lines. Don't push the paint around, let the paint do what it want. 

  3. Let it dry completely.

  4. Finish the object without covering all the underpainting (the original application). 

These are some examples from students in my class.

March 23, 2017

Tricks and tips to improve your watercolor painting.

September 4, 2016

Welcome to my blog post

A lot of you have been asking how to get photos off the internet to use for paintings. Here is how to do it. Google specifically what you are looking for, for example, girl with curly hair. When the various selections come up there will be a list at the top of the selections that reads web, images, maps, shopping, videos, more. Click on images and all the images of a girl with curly hair will come up. When you find an image you would like to paint, click on it. Hopefully it will be larger. If it is larger instead of clicking on the left hand of your mouse, click on the right hand button. About 14 options for the picture you selected will appear. Left click on the save images as option. A screen will pop up wanting you to select a place to store the picture. I store my pictures in pictures. I have many files in pictures. You can create a file for your internet photos and label it. Mine is called "Watercolor Idea Photos". When you go into your file to see the pict...

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