Watercolor Questions & Tips (58)

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I have found a couple of interesting mediums by Daler Rowney -Glaze medium: gloss and Pearlescent tinting These are designed for acrylic ,…

Started by Brian Galyer

0 Aug 8

Where are all the watercolorists on here?

Hi all, I am new to the Art Colony, and new to the world of art period.  I am 68 years young and am just now taking my first art class, a w…

Started by Diana Colt

11 Mar 17
Reply by Barb John

Tips For Using Masking Fluid

Masking fluid can be a handy tool when painting with watercolors, because it allows you to keep certain areas of your paper white. You appl…

Started by Thaneeya McArdle

4 Mar 3
Reply by michele josiane martin

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Started by SNIGGER PATTERSON

0 Aug 13, 2016

Watercolor ground

Hi, all. I've come across a product that can turn a canvas into a surface suitable for watercolor painting.  It's watercolor ground -  a me…

Started by Linda B

5 Jun 16, 2016
Reply by Linda B

Help with background

I need help with background painting. I know the painting is flat and lacks depth but I need specific help on how to fix it. I don't need t…

Started by Dee Elliott

5 Apr 13, 2016
Reply by Eric Lin

loosen up

Can  anyone advise me on a book or dvd that will show me simply how to loosen up my watercolourings? It always turns out a mess!! Much obli…

Started by freda sidaravicius

3 Feb 3, 2016
Reply by LISA HENDERSON

Watercolor paper too much water?

After completing a piece using a watercolor technique with acrylics, I noticed that the paper got very bumpy from the moisture.  Is there a…

Started by Adrienne Zinn

4 Oct 28, 2015
Reply by Colette

Which blue?

Hi folks, Which non sedimentary blues make for a good sky blue?

Started by Mark Bedwell

10 Oct 13, 2015
Reply by Mark Bedwell

fixative spray best for finished watercolor

Hi, just wondered if anyone had a specific brand of fixative that they use/love more than another for a finished watercolor painting.  tha…

Started by Michelle Villasenor Mora

6 Jun 13, 2015
Reply by Brian Galyer

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