Category: Exercise

exercise Wet on wet 0

Wet on wet on bushes and a house

For this painting I have used these colors: Burnt sienna, mine is from Winsor & Newton and is colorful and transparent, which is an advantage for this motif. You can use any orange brown...

Flat wash 7

An exercise in flat wash technique

This is the first exercise that all my students must complete. You absolutely must be able to do this. If you try to do this exercise, the goal is a perfect result, otherwise you...

Squares 3

Squares

Here is a fun exercise, it practices wet in wet technique and also the ability to paint accurately as well as carelessly. It also exercises the ability to perceive and reproduce fine value differences....

botaniska trädgården 0

Cold in the botanical garden

Here is an exercise that seems difficult at first glance, but which is not really that difficult if you know what you can paint quickly and carelessly, respectively slowly and accurately. What colors to...

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Flat washes

This exercise is about Flat washes, it is a basic technique in watercolor. I may return to at a later time how to do a flat wash. But the principle is: Tilt the paper,...

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Understanding value – An exercise

Typical of the amateur painter is the lack of contrast in the works. Maybe it’s due to lack of drawing, value drawing (with pencil) is a good way to get a feel for the...