Watercolor Questions & Tips (59)

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Watercolor Artist

I am looking for those who do, or are knowledgeable about using watercolors. There are times when I get stuck and do not know how to achiev…

Started by Dee Elliott

4 May 6, 2012
Reply by Meg Mackenzie

Question about Vrubel's watercolor technique(s)

Hello everybody. I was very interested in a specific technique used by M. Vrubel in some of his watercolor paintings. I found that informa…

Started by Julian Iliev

1 May 2, 2012
Reply by Marjorie Sloan

Help please, how do YOU use gouache paint in tubes?

I only have a palette with little rounded wells. Do I squeeze the paint into these wells and then use it as is?do I squeeze it out and let…

Started by Margaret Brock

3 Feb 18, 2012
Reply by Margaret Brock

Workable fixitive and watercolor paint? Is it safe?

I've been experimenting. I had a very badly painted watercolor so I used it in this experiment. I sprayed it with workable fixitive and th…

Started by Margaret Brock

2 Feb 11, 2012
Reply by Margaret Brock


When doing watercolor is it okay to be able to see pencil lines? I think I heard it somewhere

Started by Skylar Tucker

4 Jan 25, 2012
Reply by Skylar Tucker

A real beginner question - watercolor

Ive been doing a lot of zentangle inspired art so I've had pen lines bordering any paint. Now I'd like to change what I'm creating. I have…

Started by Margaret Brock

3 Jan 2, 2012
Reply by Margaret Brock

Watercolor paper

Hello all, I am looking for recommendations for watercolor art paper. I just finished using a mixed media spiral notebook for my art journa…

Started by Dawn Herring

8 Nov 18, 2011
Reply by Dawn Herring

Egg Tempera

Not sure if this is the correct place for this question.....  Has anyone, or does anyone currently paint with egg tempera?  And, is there a…

Started by Ann Marie

3 Sep 20, 2011
Reply by Meg Mackenzie

Techniques for realistic water

I'm struggling to make water look realistic - ocean waves, swimming pool water - I'd love to hear of some techniques for this.

Started by Christina Hoard Carey

1 Jul 5, 2011
Reply by Thaneeya McArdle



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