Category: Painting technique

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Paint grass with a flat brush

I thought I would share a way to paint grass and other “striped” structures that are quite useful. There are brushes that are made for the purpose, so-called fan brushes, but I do not…

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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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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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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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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…