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How to paint skies and clouds February 19, 2008

Posted by watercolorsandmore in art, ARt instruction, Art lessons, Art tutorials, art videos, evening sky, landscape, landscapes, painting, Patrick Ley Greaves, skies and clouds, Sunset, tips, tutorials, Uncategorized, watercolor, watercolor videos, watercolour, watercolour washes, Wet in wet.
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Painting skies and clouds in watercolor is an exciting prospect for an artist and the process is made easier by this video of artist Patrick-Ley Greaves. Mixing of colors, developing negative shapes, leaving edges soft and hard as well as working in wet in wet and wet on dry are some of the techniques one can learn from this demonstration. More of his videos at Patrick’s website.

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Cathy Johnson’s art tips September 15, 2007

Posted by watercolorsandmore in art, ARt instruction, Art lessons, Art tutorials, Cathy Johnson, Drawing, figure drawing, landscapes, painting, sketching, tips, tutorials, Uncategorized, watercolor, watercolour, Wet in wet, Where do I start?.
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Eminent artist, writer, naturalist Cathy Johnson’s website is a treasure pot for artists. The art tips page on the site covers almost everything a student would like to learn  – from dirawing, sketching, watercolor to painting wild flowers, perspective, drawing fingers… the list is endless. And you can download them all as pdf files! Here’s the link to the site: http://www.cathyjohnson.info/ And here are the files: http://www.cathyjohnson.info/tips.html