Lessons from Life on Planning Watercolors

Lessons from Life on Planning Watercolors

The wealth of self-study materials for watercolor—books, video, online courses—means it’s easy and convenient to get started painting on your own. You can learn just about any watercolor technique imaginable on YouTube, for free. But, it’s difficult to learn how to...
Mining for Gems

Mining for Gems

I do a lot of experimenting. I work in multiple drafts. As most of you know, the “duds”, demos, and experiments I don’t know what to do with go onto the Big Pile of Nope. Maybe it should be called “the Big Pile of Maybe Later”. I can...
Using Colorways

Using Colorways

(Post updated Jan 2020) You’ve probably heard me talk about having a “(home)base palette” of around 8 or 9 colors that you know really well and use to mix most of the colors in most of your paintings. But there are times when you want to bring in...