Tag Archives: Watercolor painting

How to compose a landscape painting – Video No.257

In this almost 28 minute video Jill Poyerd explains important design aspects of landscape painting. Jill manages to keep your interest during the whole time by using examples to stress the points she is making. Hope you like my choice … Continue reading

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Top Tips – How to Mount and Frame Watercolours

There are a lot of things you can do wrong when mounting watercolours or acrylics painted on paper. So I was pleased to find John Salmon´s write-up on the subject. He tells us in detail what to do and what … Continue reading

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How to Paint Flowers in Watercolour – Art Tuition Video No.140

In this almost 7 minute time-lapse video Elizabeth Tyler reveals a number of very interesting approaches to watercolour painting. Elizabeth uses plastic sheeting and masking fluid to cover certain areas of her work to paint the background. We also see how details are … Continue reading

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How to Paint Boats on a River Bank – Art Tuition Video No.134

After a 30 second introduction John Baxter speed paints a couple of boats moored on the banks of a tidal river. John starts out with a pencil sketch and then continues to paint the scene observing contrasting colours to create a … Continue reading

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How to Paint a Swan in Watercolour – Art Tuition Video No.133

In this 2 1/2 minute time-lapse video Elizabeth Tyler produces a very fine watercolour painting of a swan. Elizabeth employs masking fluid extensively and shows us how it is removed and used to advantage. Hope you like my choice of … Continue reading

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How to Paint Venice in Watercolour – Art Tuition Video No.128

Nicola Tenderini is a watercolour artist based in Venice, Italy. Nicola appears to create light in his watercolours even without the use of masking fluid or whites. In this almost 14 minute speed painting he works from a background sketch … Continue reading

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How to Paint Figures in Watercolour – Art Tuition Video No.121

In just under 10 minutes Fiona Peart shows us how to paint figures in watercolour. In her running commentary Fiona explains why she is using which colour and why she changes the position of her brush at times. Hope you … Continue reading

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Stretching Watercolour Paper – Art Tuition Video No.75

Today I have chosen this 10 minute time-lapse clip about stretching watercolour paper. I could not tell if it was Joe Miller himself demonstrating how he makes sure his watercolour paper is ready for painting. It certainly looked an economical … Continue reading

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Line and Wash Watercolour – Art Tuition Video No.66

Joanne Thomas shows us how to paint a line and wash watercolour based on a photograph. Joanne first creates an ink drawing and then goes on to apply the washes. This real time video takes 33 minutes from start to … Continue reading

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Painting a Street Scene in Watercolour – Art Tuition Video No.64

Roy Simmons shows us how to paint a street scene in watercolour. He starts with an underlying pencil sketch. He then continues to apply the washes in layers. The various techniques he uses are explained in captions which make this … Continue reading

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