Tagged: watercolor exercise

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A glass of wine | An exercise

This is just an exercise, it really has nothing to do with art. I have used three different colors: Phthalo blue, quinacridone rose and burnt sienna. If you want to make color mixing a...

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Three apples in a bowl – an exercise

In this exercise, one surface is painted at a time. When a paint surface is finished, it should dry before the next one begins. You should never “improve” any part of the painting. Once...

Bymon 1

Bymon – an easy exercise

This place is called Bymon and is located in northern Jämtland. It is an idyll during the summer months, This is a fairly simple painting, without frills and oddities. The colors you should use...

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Rowing boats | A simple exercise

This is a fairly simple exercise that is painted with only two colors: A blue color and a brown. You can choose any blue. It is somewhat easier to paint this picture with a...

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Alone in the woods (an exercise)

It is important to let go. Not to be so careful. In this painting, you paint layer upon layer, or more correctly: Spots on top of other color spots. Avoid being too careful it...

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Reflections in water

This exercise has a classification “easy” even though most people may perceive it as a fairly advanced exercise. But the approach and the different color layers are quite easy to do, so I call...

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Exercise – Bicycle tracks

This is an exercise that is both simple and difficult at the same time. If you have a good drawing as a basis, you can paint this easily in a free style. But if...

Övning 2

Exercise Reeds

I made this painting in 2005 after a very old black and white photo. The fact that the photo is not in color may contribute to the slightly freer colors in the painting. The...

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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,...