Painting in watercolor a rare tropical fruit (zapote)

Painting in watercolor a rare tropical fruit (zapote).

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Painting in a simple way: painting a tree in watercolor

This post is about painting an acacia tree, and it is part of a series, painting in a simple way, painting a tree in watercolor.

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New Ideas: Painting a topic that means another

The post is about two old ideas, painting a tree that I had painting for several years, over, and over. And, the second is this woman selling fruit. Vendors in public market places are very common in Latin America, and they carry their products in their heads as the ‘Selling Fruit’ painting shows.

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Two Old Ideas – a tree and a woman selling fruit

The post is about two old ideas, painting a tree that I had painting for several years, over, and over. And, the second is this woman selling fruit. Vendors in public market places are very common in Latin America, and they carry their products in their heads as the ‘Selling Fruit’ painting shows.

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Working with shades (also called Silhouettes)

This picture shows one of the paintings presented in this post. The topic is how to paint using silhouttes against a colorful background.

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New Themes-Series – Watercolor painting

Hi, for this post, I want to share with you two painting from what I called, ‘New themes/Series,’ which have this name because new ideas were used for their creation. Does it happen to you that, sometimes a new idea for a painting/project comes to your mine, but you are unsure if it is a…

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Watercolor painting – Exploring other techniques

This is a fragment of Tomatoes in Blue Container one of the paintings presented in this post.

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Painting a little different using a lot of water – watercolor painting new series

This is a fragment of Welcome, one of the paintings presented in this post.

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Painting a little different – watercolor painting new series

This is a fragment of The Garden, one of the paintings presented in this post.

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Potter/Tinajera – watercolor painting combined techniques

This is a fragment of the painting on the topic of making pottery, in this case what is called, Tinajas (Pottery used as water containers).

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Bell Flowers/Campanillas – combined techniques on how to watercolor painting

This is another painting on the topic of wildflowers, this time, the background is purple; leaving more white space in the composition.

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Bell Wild Flowers – combined techniques on how to watercolor painting

This painting tries to capture the beauty of a simple wild flower. There is so much beauty in the wildflowers. For centuries, famous painters have painted roses, tulips, and other flowers that are not wild. For me, the topic of this painting is wonderful, the little bells that are frequently found in the wilderness. There…

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Outdoor Ivy – combined techniques on how to watercolor painting

Hi,I would like to share with you this painting, which is a landscape in which I combined wet with dry brushstrokes of colors. Some of the layers of color were left wet, and another layer of wet color was applied; or, after the wet layer was dried, then, the dry brushstroke of color was added.…

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New – Combined techniques on how to paint with watercolors

For this post, I have a watercolor painted creating layers of color, with an emphasis on transparencies. I also used the back (the tip) of the brush to create the details such as the contour of the guitar, and the vines/flowers. See below below Below is the picture of the completed painting The main purpose…

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Playing Girls – Painting with watercolors capturing the moment

The idea of this painting is to capture the movement’s of three playing girls (Sisters). To complete this picture I used mainly dry brushstrokes of watercolor pigments, leaving several white spots in the paper, so the movements don’t get lost in the composition. See below a video clip of the different steps I used to…

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Thinking too Much – Painting with watercolors in a different way

Why do I said, “painting in a different way,” I said that because I think is a little different way from what most watercolors are done. The technique used in this painting is a combination of two techniques, wet brush strokes of watercolor, and making scratches on the wet paper with the back of the…

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Forest – Painting nature in a loosely way using watercolors

When it’s time to paint nature, I sometimes do this using a loose way; the colors of the trees may not match the ‘real’ colors of the barks’ trees; but it’s okay since I am painting in a loose way – mostly from my imagination or; sketch’s notes from the woods/forest nearby my home. Below…

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Violets at the Garden – Adding a special touch to your watercolor’s paintings

This is a watercolor painting on the topic of violets. It shows three violet plants in their clay’s containers.

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Still life – Different ways in which you can add a special touch to your watercolor’s paintings

For the painting showed in this post, I used a different brand of paper, Fabriano – the advantage of this paper is that is more resistant to water, bends less and it has a nice brilliance. I also used watercolors that come from tubes (instead of tablets of color), and for some reason, I think…

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New – Combined techniques on how to paint with watercolors

Below is a recent watercolor painting that I prepared for this blog. The technique I used is mainly a series of dry brushstrokes of color, and then, using the main color as the source to apply more color on the white areas of the paper. Instead of adding more color, I added more water to…

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Wet on Wet technique – More Techniques on How to Paint with Watercolors

This is a watercolor painting using the wet on wet technique.

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More Techniques on how to paint with watercolor

This is a watercolor painting about a person thinking.

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More Techniques on how to Paint with Watercolors- Layer by Layer and retouching with dry brushstrokes of watercolor

This painting is about a person at the garden, a watercolor painting on paper 2020.

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This is another painting from the series – More Techniques on how to paint with watercolors

I did the ‘Blue Ballerina’ using a limited amount of colors, in this manner, I was able to emphasize the dance’s movements. See video below on how I completed the painting – I used Arches watercolor paper, and Master’s Touch watercolors. This painting is mainly monochromatic – I used gray of Payne, and ultramarine to…

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More watercolor techniques

This is a painting about a ballerina. The grace of the ballerina is enhanced by simple strokes of color.

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Watercolor painting – new Themes

This is a fragment of Urband Landscape, one of the paintings presented in this post.

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