Watercolor paintings – to wax or not to wax?

There's more than one way to preserve your watercolor paintings. I happen to prefer using Dorland's wax medium. After I'm done with the painting, I let it dry overnight. Then, I take a paper towel and apply a layer of Dorland's wax medium. I let that wax layer dry out…

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Painting waves with acrylics

Well, I'm not even going to pretend to be the resident expert. I've just gotten started. But so far, my waves are actually looking pretty decent with acrylics. The featured image is Roxy with a baseball bat. Funny story, she was supposed to be a witch with a wand. But…

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Can you combine watercolors with acrylics?

I've said before that I'm not your average watercolor evangelist. Most people think of landscapes, birds, or trees when they think of watercolors. They almost never think about pinup art. One thing I really like about watercolors - they play nicely with others. I've written before how you can combine…

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Monochromaticism revisited

I haven't been writing about watercolors too often recently because I don't see myself as a watercolorist. Never did. I've always just seen myself as an artist. I use watercolors as my main medium. For now. This may or may not change but I intentionally keep the future open. Lately,…

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Watercolor Flowers

My son picked up my insane work ethic. He hates wasting time more than anything else. Next time I talk to him, I'll talk about measurable improvements. You see, people like us get frustrated when we feel like we're spinning our wheels. I like getting shit done and I like…

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