Category Archives: watercolour

using watercolours

Marialena Sarris – Featured Artist

Marialena Sarris studied painting in Athens, Greece. She loves beautiful subjects which are pleasing to our eyes. Many of her works are portraits of people and animals, flowers and starry skies but she also creates very impressive still lifes. Marialena … Continue reading

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How to paint a Glass Bowl and Cherries – Video No.243

This watercolour still life painting is by Soon Warren. In this 8 1/2 minute time lapse video Soon explains the various steps that lead to this vibrant realistic painting of a glass bowl with cherries. More of my own paintings … Continue reading

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How to Paint a River – Video No.241

Today I have chosen another painting exercise by Geoff Kersey. In this 12 minute real time painting video he shows us how to paint a gently flowing river. It is a detailed realistic watercolour painting. It is one of many … Continue reading

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How to Paint Watercolour Trees – Video No.240

Today I have chosen a painting by Grant Fuller. In this 12 minute real time video he shows us how to paint trees in watercolour. Grant creates the atmosphere of a forest on the hills on a misty day. Hope … Continue reading

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How to improve your watercolour paintings – Video No.235

In this 13 minute video Angela Fehr shows you how to improve your watercolours. Angela demonstrates and talks about 6 common mistakes and how to fix them. Hope you like my choice of the day. If you want to contact … Continue reading

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How to paint watercolour rocks – Video No.233

This almost 14 minute time lapse speed painting video will show you how to paint watercolour rocks. After a one minute introduction Steve Mitchell explains how you can achieve the desired effects. Hope you like my choice of the day. … Continue reading

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How to glue watercolour paper to a board – Video No.232

This 2 minute video will show you how to glue watercolour paper to a board. I have used a similar method using wallpaper glue and 40 years later that panel is still intact. However I did not paint on it … Continue reading

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Interior of a Mansion – editor´s choice

Another watercolour of mine has been selected by the editor of Painters Online to be featured on the top row of their website. I was also very pleased about numerous favourable comments by readers and fellow artists. If you want … Continue reading

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Interior of a Mansion has become editor´s choice

My watercolour of the interior of a mansion has been selected by the editor of Painters Online to be featured on the top row of their gallery page albeit next to the picture of a dog (see left). I have … Continue reading

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How to paint the interior of a Mansion – Part 7

This is the final part 7 of my step by step work in progress painting. After posting the sketch and steps 1-6 let us now put the finishing touches to the painting. During the various stages of production I had … Continue reading

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