Tag: watercolor painting

Vibrant colors

As I mentioned earlier (https://soila.art.blog/2020/01/18/painting-loose-flowers/), I’ve been reading quite a few art related books recently and a book by Jean Haines inspired me to try more loose painting and taught a lot on e.g. color (and water) use, how to blend colors beautifully and keep vibrant colors. The book I read is: Jean Haines’ Atmospheric

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Watercolor painting – Yellow pond-lily

Water color painting

Finally finished this after final adjustments. So a continuation to my paintings of aquatic plants using water colors. I originally wanted to make again quite dull greyish water but it just did not look as good with just light washes. It was just too rough and dull so I added more blue to the front

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Painting course final piece – Self-portrait: Me and Nature

Summer is over, painting course is over, so here is my final piece for the painting course. A mixed media piece using water color (MozArt Komorebi), colored pencils (Caran d’Ache Luminance 6901) and white gouache for final clean up. I did not plan to make any abstract piece, far from it, as I did not

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Watercolor painting –  Waterlilies in the evening

Water color painting and photo

Additional work during the painting course, studies in different times of the day. Waterlilies during the evening, starting to curl back into the water. Painted using watercolors and from photo reference. References: (Paper: Canson Moulin Du Roy, 30x40cm (300g))