When is it easy to make a plan for reserving whites and lights? What makes it more challenging? In this video, I’ll share some things to watch out for that make it easier or harder to reserve lights and whites in watercolor. Then, we’ll have a look at the various options we might use for the challenging situation we encountered in the first design we came up with for our lighthouse painting and talk about how we might choose between them.
These “creative seeds” are a great to warm-up, de-stress or generate new ideas for paintings. Creative Seeds If you were planting a garden, you would not simply go outside and wish for ripe tomatoes tomorrow and expect to have that actually happen. You understand that you have to work the soil, maybe add humus. Rake it smooth,…
Make your own symmetrical circular designs for mandalas or other circular paintings. All you need are a plate and a piece of office paper! This video shows you how to do it.
One approach to designing and planning a painting of your own, using a holiday postcard as an example. Come plan along with me!
In this video, look over my shoulder and watch as one of my paintings evolves from initial concept sketch to the final version.