Monthly Archives: March 2012

A new Mini-Demo on painting a watercolor sky

When I want an interesting watercolor sky, when, say, the landscape below is not so dynamic, here’s a sky that works for me. The basic technique is that I wet the sky area of my watercolor paper.  But while doing … Continue reading

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VIDEO SERIES: Outdoor Watercolor Sketching, Step3

In this step I begin watercoloring the sketch… STEP 3 is up for viewing at this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-D6b_oJXko&feature=plcp&context=C402ada8VDvjVQa1PpcFNt7D7sivwm4ObF_ni_0tpzAqm_By_QEgg%3D NOTE: At the end of this series of two videos, I will post a list of the exact equipment I used in the … Continue reading

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VIDEO SERIES: Outdoor Watercolor Sketching, Steps 1 & 2

Ever wish you had a reliable and quick way to sketch outdoors in watercolor.  Try my simply four-step method. NOTE: THESE DEMOS ARE ABOUT SKETCHING OUTDOORS–BUT IT’S CURRENTLY RAINING CONSTANTLY HERE IN OREGON, SO THESE VIDEOS HAD TO BE MADE … Continue reading

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Some Mini-Demos on Key Watercolor Techniques

I did some video clips for a friend on foundational watercolor techniques and thought I might as well share them here. The first clip is on these techniques: Achieving Color Variety–an exercise Mixing some Greens Painting it and leaving it … Continue reading

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Announcing My New Video Series on Watercolor Sketching Outdoors

I have taped several video clips demonstrating my outdoor sketching procedure, which are currently awaiting editing. They should be up here with links to Youtube one day soon. Meanwhile, here are a couple pages out of my sketch book that … Continue reading

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Some answers to Some Questions and a Tip–more posts coming soon.

Sylvia (watercolorist in San Diego, California) had some questions on my brushes and a glazing mix I used, so I will paste below my answers. She asked about some of the brushes I used in my 16-part demo (links on … Continue reading

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