Do you feel like you're not progressing in your watercolours? Sometimes no matter how hard you try, something unexpected always comes up. Maybe it's a stray brush stroke. Or perhaps a bloom. Or how about that time you added too much paint on your brush and turned day into night!
Loosen up your painting! One of the most common questions I get is 'how can I loosen up my style?'
Fair question. Is it a matter of how you hold your brush? A technique? Or, is it just a style that some people have and some don't?
Easy Watercolor Portrait Sketching – Introduction and Debrief Learn how to do some easy watercolor portrait sketching in my recent workshop. I show you how to sketch any portrait in 10-15 minutes! In this workshop, we will try something a little different. We’ll be sketching simple portraits from a variety […]
Learn watercolor portraiture now by following the steps in this demonstration. I painted this portrait live last night and am fairly pleased with how it turned out.
Lately, I've been choosing photographs with strong contrasts as I really like the look of the light 'popping' out of the page. I had to take extra care to preserve the lighter parts of this portrait, mainly the skin, the left side of her hair.
Painting a male portrait is similar to painting a female portrait, although there are a few considerations to keep in mind. I will go through some of these below as well as some of my thoughts on my final painting.
Painting Watercolor Portraits Easily: Reflection Painting watercolor portraits easily may seem impossible to most but in this live demonstration and article, I’ll show you a simple process that will ensure success with practice. This was a challenging reference photo, but I really liked the strong light source coming from the […]
Paint Switzerland in Watercolor – Introduction Want to learn how to paint Switzerland in Watercolor? Here’s a loose scene that I painted of Sagogn, Switzerland in a live workshop. Whilst I felt that I could have improved the buildings by paying more attention to the light and shadows – especially […]
In this easy mountain landscape workshop you'll learn how to paint mountains, buildings, trees, and light.
This was my first attempt at painting this scene, and I wanted to portray a strong sense of light and shadow on the buildings.
ere's something a little different to paint. It's a scene of a group of monks in Myanmar. I thought this interesting scene would be a great opportunity to learn how to paint some loose figures in watercolor.