Want to learn how to draw more realistic? Then watch this video of these amazing kids drawing animals, and check out their before and after drawings. Then, give this drawing exercise a try! Important Tip: What’s important to remember is to always look a the photo your are drawing, and only see the Elements of
Drawing my dog from an upside down photograph may sound like a crazy stunt, but it’s actually a great way to improve your drawing skills! Watch how it’s done and then give it a try!
Here is another speed video of how I paint my watercolors. In this upbeat video featuring my two youngest daughters you are able to see how I use a limited pallet of only three colors. Sepia Burnt Sienna Yellow Ochre Although I tend to add my own unorthodox spin to all my watercolor paintings, the basics
As a watercolor artist it’s imperative for me to have the necessary tools for painting. Often, there is a significant variety of materials available, and everyone has their favorites for different reasons. Over the years I have narrowed down the tools that work best for me and have compiled a list of my favorites. I think
Mixing your own black paint in watercolors is something every watercolor artist should know how to do. I know that may sound silly when you can simply buy black watercolor paint, but there was a time long ago when a watercolor palette did not come with the color back, and it was normal to mix
Ever wonder how I create my watercolor paintings? Here’s your chance to watch a time-lapse video of me creating the painting “Hopping Mad” from start to finish! I frequently get asked how I create my paintings. Some people think they are acrylics, and a lot of people think they are acombination of watercolors and
Here’s a helpful quick tip on erasers. I know, I know, who needs a lesson on erasing? Believe it or not having the right eraser is imperative when working with watercolors. Watch this short video to see why! Hopefully you’ll find it helpful. I am planning to introduce lots of new quick tips in the
STEP 1 The first step to creating any painting is finding a source of inspiration. My inspiration for creating the painting Peacock Love was an old photograph I took of a male peacock while on vacation. When I came across this photo I notice the shape of the bird resembled half of a heart. I