HOW TO USE A LIGHT BOX FOR ART

HOW TO USE A LIGHT BOX FOR ART

HOW TO USE A LIGHT BOX FOR ART   After a request from Byron regarding the use of light boxes, I realized I have talked about them but not really explained how they are used.  So here is a short ...

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5 WATERCOLOUR TECHNIQUES-WASHES, STIPPLING, SPATTERING, MASKING AND SHADING

5 WATERCOLOUR TECHNIQUES-WASHES, STIPPLING, SPATTERING, MASKING AND SHADING

    Adding detail with small washes of  colour HERE ARE 5 WATERCOLOUR TECHNIQUES TO HELP IMPROVE YOUR WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS 1  WASHES You see here in the photo  of my watercolour painting above, I have started to paint in detail. ...

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5 WATERCOLOUR TECHNIQUES-HOW TO DRAW AND PAINT IN WATERCOLOUR. COMPOSITION, DRAWING, MASKING, WASH WET ON DRY, SPATTERING

5 WATERCOLOUR TECHNIQUES-HOW TO DRAW AND PAINT IN WATERCOLOUR.  COMPOSITION, DRAWING, MASKING, WASH WET ON DRY, SPATTERING

HERE ARE 5 BASIC WATERCOLOUR TECHNIQUES TO GET YOUR PAINTING STARTED IN THE RIGHT WAY. 1.  COMPOSITION OF WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS In this  watercolour tutorial  5 Watercolour Techniques-How to draw and paint in watercolour, I will draw up my watercolour painting, ...

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ART COMPOSITION TUTORIAL-How to get the best painting from your photos

ART COMPOSITION TUTORIAL-How to get the best painting from your photos

ART COMPOSITION TUTORIAL Today, in this tutorial, I want to share with you the process of art composition. It’s a tricky thing, art composition. There are rules  to be applied , or broken, to get better pictures. For example, have ...

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ART INSPIRATION-The Dilemma of What to Paint

ART INSPIRATION-The Dilemma of What to Paint

WHERE DOES ART INSPIRATION COME FROM? The answer is, from many sources.  I take much of my art inspiration for my original watercolor paintings from nature.  Initially I used art books and copied or adapted the paintings in them, adopting ...

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Revitalised and Inspired

Revitalised and Inspired

Well it is a little while since I last wrote.  Summer holidays in winter.  Could life be more satisfying?  When combined with a beautiful family wedding and gathering in a tropical location, life is very near perfect. The great thing ...

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Watercolor Tutorial-How the Paint Rainbow Lorrikeets (Part 3)

Watercolor Tutorial-How the Paint Rainbow Lorrikeets (Part 3)

THE PAINTING SO FAR Here you can see I have put in a light shadow where the front lorrikeet shadows his mate and where the shadow of the branch falls.  They are looking pretty bright and colorful but the underside ...

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Watercolor Tutorial-How to Paint Rainbow Lorrikeets (Part 2)

Watercolor Tutorial-How to Paint Rainbow Lorrikeets (Part 2)

Welcome back.  How are you going with your painting of rainbow lorrikeets so far?  They are such a beautiful bird and so quintessentially Australian.  We have some truly gorgeous parrots in Australia.  I am really enjoying painting them. So back ...

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DRAWING AND WATERCOLOR PAINTING TUTORIAL ONLINE

DRAWING AND WATERCOLOR PAINTING TUTORIAL ONLINE

DRAWING AND PAINTING TECHNIQUES In this watercolor tutorial some of the watercolor techniques I will be looking at are how to draw up your painting onto the watercolor paper, how to perform the first washes and building up the colors. ...

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WATERCOLOR TECHNIQUES-Pacific Gulls-Part 3

WATERCOLOR TECHNIQUES-Pacific Gulls-Part 3

In this post I will cover some watercolour techniques SPATTERING AND MASKING The foreground is relatively unimportant  in this watercolor painting, but it is necessary to “firm it up” a bit to give the gulls solid ground and stability.  I ...

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