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

See another painting on the topic of ballerinas, the name? Ballerina – as you could see I run out of ideas on the topic, and all of the painting of this series are called, ballerina(s). The video below shows how I worked on this watercolor painting – I used Arches watercolor, which can hold a…

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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 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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