Category: Exercise

Exercises for watercolor painters in different levels of difficulty. Read them for tips or use them to paint from.

San Gimignano 0

Tourists in San Gimignano

This little exercise should be painted quickly. As for colors, you can use any. I myself used as a base: phthalo blue and venetian red and all sorts of others for the people in…

Red cat 0

Red cat – A watercolor exercise

This exercise is impossible to place as easy or difficult. It depends on a lot of different things if it is one or the other: The right paper is essential, the right colors are…

kaffe 0

Coffee | A watercolor exercise

Here is a fairly simple exercise painted with only three colors. You can use any colors that suit the painting, I used ivory black, phthalo blue and burnt sienna. The blue color can be…

Lök, en enkel akvarellövning 1

An Onion, a simple exercise

The result of this exercise may not be art, but it is still a good exercise in wet on wet technique and mixing color. Use French ultramarine and some orange-brown color, I chose burnt…

varför inte svart? 0

Why not black?

It is often heard that black paint should be avoided, or even that it is forbidden in watercolor painting. I can understand why, a black detail. in a painting that does not contain any…

Tedags, en akvarellövning 0

Tea time

This exercise is painted with only two colors: French ultramarine and burnt sienna. It is not possible to successfully replace these colors with any others, possibly the brown color can be changed to a…

wet on wet. 4

Still life, wet on wet

This is an exercise in wet on wet technique. It is painted with cobalt blue, burnt sienna and raw sienna. If you miss these colors, you can use French ultramarine instead of cobalt blue,…

Spår, en akvarellövning 0

Tracks | A watercolor exercise

This painting is done with my three-color favorite combination, namely: French ultramarine, burnt sienna and raw sienna. It is a very good color combo for (non-green) landscapes, especially winter and autumn motifs. Step 1…

Lundagård in the snow 0

Lundagård in the snow

This is an old painting from 2004, the motif is from Lundagård in Lund. This park is adjacent to the university’s main building with its fountain which I have painted many times. The painting…