Learn a more free form approach to planning as we complete the lighthouse painting we designed in the latest series of videos. Working in drafts allows you to plan “just enough” before beginning to work, and then adjust your design and plan as needed to arrive at a successful painting without overworking your watercolors.
Look over my shoulder as I paint the subpaintings to help me decide how I want to paint reflections on calm water.
In this video, look over my shoulder and watch as one of my paintings evolves from initial concept sketch to the final version.
A lot of people have been asking about what pen I use for drawing in my journals. In this post, I describe the bottled waterproof ink and pen(s) I use in my Studio Journal, and a couple of alternative options if you prefer cartridges over bottled ink.
This article is the fourth in a series about creating paintings with more emotion, power and personal meaning. Here are links to the first three: Is My Painting Done? Are You a “Photocopier”? There’s a Better Way The Lazy Way to Build Painting Confidence I know that taking the time to do some planning would…