How to paint a kayaker paddling near a cliff in watercolor. Another simple monochrome “silhouette” painting using the skills learned in the Project 4 section of Watercolor Jumpstart. This project would also work well as a postcard!
Choosing a manageable subject and simplifying a scene. Plus, suggesting a stormy sky and rocky texture.
Simple techniques for suggesting skies with backlit clouds. Then some ideas for adding foreground elements to your sky studies to make finished postcards. Includes suggestions for protecting postcards in the mail.
Tips for planning a manageable painting/postcard and coping with a complex subject when sketching on location.
Super-simple and minimal supplies: a watersoluble pen, a wet brush and a postcard or sketchbook. This is basically a form of line-and-wash, but doesn’t seem to be taught or discussed much. My favorite super-lightweight sketching strategy.