Direct painting techniques. Begin with exercises on
loose watercolor, capturing value, working with edges,
developing a color palette, and mingling color, all
while painting favorite subjects such as figures,
buildings and still lifes. We finish the workshop with a
complete painting demo from start to finish, focusing on
juicy color and strong light and shadow contrasts.
Using watercolor on Yupo paper. Yupo is
a synthetic, waterproof and tree-free
paper. This makes it a challenge for some
watercolorists, however the results are incomparable.
This shows you how the Yupo challenge can be conquered.
How to draw and paint simply and successfully in
watercolor. From a lone figure sitting on steps to a
colorful still life of vegetables, this video will
inspire you to pick up a brush. The DVD includes an
informative tutorial on color mixing.
HOW TO CREATE A "RUB-OUT" DRAWING
When starting a painting, it's often helpful to
create a preliminary drawing that you can paint over
See how to do that with watercolors by starting with a medium-value wash, and
then "lifting" paint from the paper.