Thursday, December 5, 2013
An old rock fence is so charming and a perfect subject to paint. Building layers is an important application of watercolors. As you apply one layer over another it allows the translucent quality of the watercolor pigments to create colors different from mixed colors. By diluting the layers to establish transparent glazes it produces a stained glass effect.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
The bold and bright colors of sunflowers offer great inspiration and a sense of summer's warmth. Advance your skills and techniques by painting this beautiful floral subject. This painting is an excellent lesson in creating depth and texture.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
What a treat it is to paint a country road. This tranquil inviting scene leads your eye to appreciate the color of nature, and calls your imagination to wander down the road and around the bend. Paint your own open road adventure.
Thursday, December 26, 2013
The still water at day's end is a restful painting using the warm hues of sundown. Layering is achieved by tapping on the trees to create depth. The finishing touches of framing and matting offer great opportunity to achieve your final desired look.