I came across an article that described the use of a gesso ground for use with watercolour. Whilst this causes a few problems it also creates a number of opportunities not found when working on more traditional surfaces. Gesso is an acrylic based and therefore waterproof when dry, but is great ...
Tag: watercolour painting
2, March 2013admin
As I mentioned last month painting convincing flesh tones is one of the challenges of portrait painting and with all honesty cannot be achieved by using tubes of flesh tint and portrait pink. Unlike working with acrylics, we do not have the opportunity of mixing white with the flesh tints to ...
17, October 2012admin
As some of you may know I have recently come across the work of an artist called Michael Morgan. He is a great watercolour painter, whose landscape paintings could be mistaken for oil or acrylic paintings such is their boldness. This man is now in his 80’s and ...
8, April 2009admin
Imagine you want to paint an orange or similar object that has a textured surface one way of doing it is to paint the orange tonally so it looks three dimensional. Cut a paper mask the same shape as the orange and place this over the orange so only the ...
28, January 2009admin