Watercolor Pictures Adventure | 8 Guiding Light Tips for Learning Painters
🎨 Looking for your next watercolor adventure? Here are Gordon MacKenzie’s 8 tips for exploring all the possibilities of your next painting. Pictured here: "Prairie Slough" (watercolor) by Gordon MacKenzie
Art Demo: Sarah Simon’s Layered Watercolor & Ink Botanicals
🌺 Follow along as watercolor artist Sarah Simon, of TheMintGardener, demonstrates how layering washes and incorporating ink can encourage the feeling of joy in a botanical painting. Enjoy! Pictured here: "A Gardener’s Delight" (watercolor and ink on paper, 12×9) by Sarah Simon #BlickArtMaterials #TheMintGardener #WatercolorArtist #Watercolor #WatercolorPainting #ArtistsNetwork #ArtistsAtHeart #ArtIsLife #ArtLovers #Watercolor #WatercolorArtists
Paint the Sense of Afternoon Light in Watercolor with Michael Reardon: Video
City scenes are defined by a sense of light and color. Light bouncing off buildings and glistening off streets has long captured the imagination of artists. Watercolor is one of the best media to use because of its remarkable ability to convey this sense of light and color. In this video tip, master artist Michael Reardon demonstrates how to capture the sense of afternoon light in watercolor.
☀️ In this watercolor demo from Lucy Willis, you'll learn how to balance the delicate play of light and shadow to bring drama to your watercolor landscapes. Pictured here: "Summer Veranda, England" (watercolor on paper, 17×22) by Lucy Willis
What color is water? 💦 The answer: Blue and BEYOND Kris Parins demystifies painting water in this step-by-step demo, including insights on value, color, and reflections.
Realistic Watercolor Painting: A Demo | Artists Network
We’ve all been there: stopped at a red light, slowed in a construction zone, detoured along a side street, confronted by a railroad crossing. For most of us, these are exasperating times, but not for John Bayalis. He paints these familiar moments in a hyperrealistic way that reveals how captivating the commonplace can be. View more of his compelling art + a realistic watercolor painting tutorial here -->>
Botanical Drawing: Understanding Lighting | Artists Network
Consistent lighting is key in botanical drawings 🥀 Wendy Hollender is a botanical artist and instructor, as well as an author of The Joy of Botanical Drawing: A Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing and Painting Flowers, Leaves, Fruit, and More. She will take you through a guide to setting up the best lighting for your next botanical study.
Paint Watercolor Flowers With Light and Depth: A Demo | Artists Network
In celebration of Earth Day, we are bringing you beautiful flowers by artist Marney Ward 🌸 🌷 🌺 Ward also gives us a wonderful watercolor demo that dives into lighting and creating depth within your paintings. Read the demo here!
Painting Rippled Water in Watercolor
Learn how to paint rippled water in your watercolor paintings with this demonstration from Ron Hazell, author of The Artist's Guide to Painting Water in Watercolor.
Texture Design Tips for Watercolor Painting by Soon Y. Warren
Learn to add fabulous textural details with Soon Y. Warren's easy watercolor techniques. WATCH: Texture Design Tips for Watercolor Painting here.
Pitcher This! | Still Life Drawing
Have you been following along with our weekly Drawing Together series on YouTube? This week we focused on details and subtle edges of a still life drawing. Join artist Scott Maier, every Wednesday at 3PM EST. This series is designed to provide useful drawing tips for beginners and artists of all levels to learn how to draw in charcoal, graphite, chalk, and more!
Creating a Path of Light with Thomas W. Schaller: A Demo | Artists Network
TRUE or FALSE? In watercolor, the power of what’s NOT painted is at least as important as the power of what is. -- Join us as Thomas Schaller walks us through how he creates a path of light in this new blog post.
Nests and Branches: Drawing Nature's Details | Artists Network
What an incredible example of the ordinary becoming extraordinary! David Morrison's meticulously rendered colored pencil drawings isolates small pieces of the natural world against fields of pristine white space - the combination is perfection. Let us know, what do you think? Don't miss the conversation with Drawing magazine and Morrison as he shares insights on selecting subjects, incorporating photography into his process, and working in colored pencil.
Journey Far, Paint in the Studio: A Demo | Artists Network
“Any time I open up a sketchbook, it takes me right back to where I was when I was sketching,” he says. “It sparks memories and the feeling of where I was and what I was doing.” With on-site sketches and reference photos as his foundation, Jerry Smith works from his studio to create an authentic sense of being there. Dive into Jerry's sketchbook and take a step-by-step demo in this blog post.
Watercolor Painting Dark to Light: A Demo | Artists Network
One glance at a hazy cityscape painted by Nadine Charlsen, and you might instantly imagine the feel of mist on your face. Here, you’ll learn about her rule-breaking techniques and her step-by-step process for painting dark to light in watercolor.