Category: Techniques

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How to paint dark with a nice result

It is difficult to paint a dark color without the color dying. Painting dark at all is difficult for many, regardless of the quality of color. A property of watercolor paints is that they...

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Flat wash

A flat wash is in watercolor a completely flat painted surface without visible brushstrokes. The traditional way to achieve this is as follows: Mix so much paint so that you are convinced that it...

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To remove a stretched painting from the board

When you stretch a watercolor painting, you tape the watercolor paper on a board with gummed paper tape. Using gummed paper tape is important because it is the only tape that sticks to a...

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Masking fluid

Masking fluid is a liquid rubber solution that is applied to the watercolor paper to save parts of the white paper. Small white details are difficult to save by just painting around them. Then...

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Dry brush

Using Dry brush technique involves putting paint on the paper in such a way that the surface is only partially covered. I think the word Dry brush is misleading, it is possible to use...