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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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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New – Combined techniques on how to paint with watercolors

The image show a painting about Small Hills – Lomitas, a watercolor painting on paper 2020.

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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 Watercolors- Wet on Wet technique

This is a painting of how houses are arranged – or, look from the distance in an large city.

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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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