Watercolor Advent Calendar 2022

Hello hello! Before last December I bought an advent calendar by Khanna’s Honey Hues to open each day and swatch the color and do a portrait study. So, 24 days in the watercolor advent calendar (obviously), thus 24 different color pans, which then resulted in 24 different monochrome portraits made using each color per day….

Watercolor painting – portrait practice

Another watercolor portrait, with only watercolor pencils! I challenged myself not to use any pan or tube watercolors on this one, I was to only use my Albrecht Dürer watercolor pencils. So a bit different approach was needed. I shaded first some color areas with the pencils and then used wet brush and blended the…

Watercolor painting – portrait practice

A watercolor portrait painting for a change. I was aiming to do this on a bit better paper than my usual quite inexpensive Canson sheets that I use for random trials and study pieces, but it turned out this paper was maybe even worse.. 😀 I have used this Daler & Rowney Smooth-Heavyweight (220GSM) paper…

Watercolor painting – Still life

Painting course started again this year. We managed to have one class at University during January but now we are back to zoom/meet lessons. Topic for the weekend was still life. We had some fruits assembled in the middle of class room and it was to be painted in watercolor and as a more life…