An easy way to remove stuck caps from tubes of watercolor (no pliers!) and a few tips for preventing stuck caps in the future.
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…
An easy tip for mixing lively, interesting and natural-looking browns, tans, skin tones, fur, feathers, etc.
People have been asking, “what does it mean when you say something is mounted on cradled hardboard?” Click the image to see a brief description of how I mount and protect my work without a frame or glass.
This video shows how to make a lightweight waterproof board to support a small watercolor painting while you work. This method will not prevent buckling, but the paper will flatten out again after it dries.