More Techniques on how to paint with watercolors

I did another painting on the topic of ballerinas, but this time, there is actually a group of ballerinas – three ballet dancers, I really enjoy painting ballerinas, but for some reason, I had not done so many paintings on this topic in recent years; now, I am back to one of my favorites. See…

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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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Other watercolor techniques

In this video clip I showing how to use the watercolor in a different way, leaving several white spaces – letting the white of the paper be exposed, and paint only the main focus of the composition by using dry strokes of watercolor combined with some wet on wet washes. The effects are soft, and…

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Painting trees with watercolor

The painting above, is a painting of ‘different’ trees, they are ‘my trees’ – and I said, different, and that they are mine, because they hardly resemble normal trees. They are more phantasy trees. The video below shows how I completed the painting. In this case, although I pointed on the details of the composition,…

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Painting a winter landscape with watercolors

I did the painting above by using watercolors in the following manner: 1. I started by using wet on wet technique, which is accomplished by applying layers of color while one layer is wet, it helps to create the softness of the composition which is characteristic of watercolors.2. Taking advantage of the wet paper, and…

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Painting a landscape with watercolor

Hello, I did this painting above using watercolors. In this case, I used a little different technique, mostly dry strokes of color, and creating transparencies. The following is the video that shows the several steps used to complete the painting. I did mainly the following:1. Using dry strokes of color, I created the first layers…

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How to paint with watercolors – part IV – painting a still life with watercolor layer by layer

Painting with watercolors layer by layer.

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How to paint with watercolors – the basics – part II

This section is intended to demonstrate different techniques of painting with watercolors, how to select painting materials, and other tips.

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How to paint with watercolors – the basics – Part I

Watercolor paper part I Watercolor paper – almost everyone who try to paint with watercolors have to struggle in finding the appropriate paper. In my opinion, the paper is the hard part of the technique, because most ‘good’ papers are more expensive. So, quality and price make it things a little complicated. The good news,…

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