Have you ever wanted an easy way to scale up a sketch? Or to figure out what size rectangle to draw for a small planning study for a quarter-sheet or half-sheet of watercolor paper? Here’s a simple trick that only requires a straightedge (or a piece of string will do!).
One of the joys of watercolor is the ease of cleanup. In fact, you don’t really have to clean up at all, if you don’t feel like it. Nothing terrible happens if you just wipe off your brush, put it down and walk away. Well, mostly—do you know the right way to put down a watercolor…
Ever wish you could print out a photo in larger sizes to transfer to your watercolor paper without making a trip to the copy shop? This video shows you how to use Adobe Acrobat Reader (free software which most people already have for reading PDFs) to print out large images on multiple sheets of letter-size paper.
An easy tip for mixing lively, interesting and natural-looking browns, tans, skin tones, fur, feathers, etc.
In this video, I demonstrate an alternate method for softening edges in watercolor, using a sponge instead of a brush.
Are you wondering how I can see your work and give you feedback in Zoom? I’ve been doing watercolor coaching via Zoom for almost two years now—I’ve got a system! Here’s a short video to show you how it works.