Category: Techniques

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Paint negatively

Negative Painting is a painting technique, often used in watercolor. In short, it means creating the shape of an object by painting what is behind first, and thus giving an object a shape before…

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How I mix neutral colors

Gray color occurs in all kinds of paintings, it is important to master mixtures of gray color so you are not dependent on black or ready-mixed gray. In this text I will describe how…

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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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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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Wet on wet

Wet on wet means painting with watercolor paint on an already wet paper. The wet surface of the paper can be clean water or wet paint. The result is that the paint from the…

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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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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…