4 Random Watercolor Observations

Here are four random watercolor observations. I’ll probably do an article on random watercolor observations every three or four months. I’ll always add more as I learn more. As should you. Paper first, paints second, brushes third I’ve said this before but I’ll say it again. When budgeting watercolors, you

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How to avoid muddy watercolors

So you need to know how to avoid muddy watercolors? Well first off, what is muddiness? It’s one of those you’ll know it when you see it issues. Muddiness looks like, well, mud all over your watercolor painting. Once your watercolor painting becomes muddy, it’s time to throw it out.

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You need a watercolor journal

You should have at least one watercolor journal. I’m not going to get into which watercolor journal is better. To me, it’s an exercise in absurdity. I’ve rarely seen anyone sell their journals. Rather, most of us use them either for traveling or experimentation. Travelers may want something like a

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How to ink watercolor

So you want to know how to ink watercolor? It’s actually a very simple three step process. First you draw it in pencil. Then you ink it. Then you erase the pencil after the ink dries. That’s all there is to it. But, let’s not end this article just yet.

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