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Social impact with art?

Social impact with art? Hey friends, www.artivist.nl is now live. I partnered with my friend, Niels van Weerdenburg (Director, Artivist), and over 25 artists around the world to contribute an art piece for social change. 100% of the net profit will be donated to charity. This year’s topic revolves around […]

I’m Not Getting Better! Making Mistakes and Staying Motivated To Paint.

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!

Easy Watercolor Portrait Sketching: Paint A Portrait in 10 Minutes!

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: Steps To Creating A Beautiful Portrait

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.