How to Paint a Pear in Watercolor – A Beginners Tutorial
pears, like many other fruit and vegetables, are really useful forms for studying some of the fundamentals of watercolor painting. I love still life paintings like this, and I think they provide a
Episode 409: Learning to See Color in Nature, and in the Garden with artist Lorene Edwards Forkner, plus our State Focus: Montana - Debra Prinzing
Oh my gosh, Slow Flowers Podcast listeners, you are in for a wonderful treat today because my guest is one of my lifelong friends and dearest sister in all sorts of horticultural, floral and artistic adventures in this world. It is my deepest privilege to introduce you to artist and designer, writer, editor and educator […]
Why I Make Color Mixing Grids
Let me begin by saying that not every artist does it this way. Some use washes of pigment, adding in layers on top of layers...the previous one dry before another is added. Some artists change pigments as they paint, letting one color meld into another. It is such a fun sight, seeing the color mix right there on the paper. And some, like me, get caught up in the possible combinations (endless?) of mixing various pigments! Every artist has their methods. It's great experimentation to see the…
Palette & Paint # 1
Welcome to the first week of P alette & P aint . This is going to be fun! Are you ready? Pin It Let's get the Party started! I'l...
My 10-colour palette of Daniel Smith watercolours
The Daniel Smith watercolours are now loaded into my small Bijou box. Not my box of preference because the mixing area is quite small, but I've no other box. These are the 10 colours that I've chose. Lemon Yellow (PY175) - Transparent, Low staining, Granulating, LF Excellent New Gamboge (PY153) - Transparent, Low staining, LF Excellent Quinacridone Red (PV19) - Transparent,
Le blog met en ligne des cours d'aquarelle botanique, il parle de mon activité d'animation de stages d'aquarelle botanique, de mon métier d'illustratrice-nature, de mon intérêt pour la tradition de la peinture naturaliste, les sites naturels,la flore, et la faune sauvage.
Favorite Paint Mixtures: Permanent Rose (PV19) — Elizabeth Floyd
With spring flowers blooming in abundance and as I begin to bring them into the studio to paint, I realize that Permanent Rose is one of my go to paint colors when my subject matter involves flowers. I love its bright rosy color, its transparent quality without being overly strong and staining. T