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Masking fluid with dip pen

In the post masking fluid I wrote that I usually dilute masking fluid when I use it with a dip pen. I intend to describe in more detail here how I do this. Masking...

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Nickel Azo yellow (Transparent Yellow) PY150

Maybe I should admit right away: Nickel Azo yellow is my favorite among yellow colors nowadays. Previously, it had competition from Nickel Dioxin yellow (PY153) and Quinacridone Gold (PO49), but none of these colors...

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Draw fine lines

It may seem easy. To draw a fine line with a brush. But making a really nice line with a brush can be tricky. Many of my students have problems with this. Use a...

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Paynes Gray (mixed color)

William Payne (1760–1830) was an English artist who liked to paint landscapes with a blue-gray haze, magical landscapes with dramatic cliffs, fantastic waterfalls and dangerous forests. Everything very romantic. He used a color he...

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A glass of wine | An exercise

This is just an exercise, it really has nothing to do with art. I have used three different colors: Phthalo blue, quinacridone rose and burnt sienna. If you want to make color mixing a...

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Blocked from the website?

Like everyone else who runs a site like this, I use a filter to prevent spam. Some visitors have been incorrectly blocked from the site because the filter is very active. If you should...

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Beginner’s choice of brushes

The shape There are many different types of watercolor brushes. But for ordinary painting, the round brush is the only sensible choice. It can be good to have other types of brushes as well,...

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Three apples in a bowl – an exercise

In this exercise, one surface is painted at a time. When a paint surface is finished, it should dry before the next one begins. You should never “improve” any part of the painting. Once...

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Bymon – an easy exercise

This place is called Bymon and is located in northern Jämtland. It is an idyll during the summer months, This is a fairly simple painting, without frills and oddities. The colors you should use...