Lian Quan Zhen: Using Chinese Techniques For Your Watercolor Technique
Artist Lian Quan Zhen shows you in this video how to introduce Chinese painting techniques into your watercolors to allow you to loosen up and paint more freely. Armed with only watercolor brushes, paper and paints, Lian explains how to use the materials to bring in the strokes and style of Chinese brush painting. After painting a few small studies designed to get you comfortable with the techniques of spraying, blowing, spattering, finger painting and using your brush in new ways, Lian moves on to paint a pair of ducks in a sunset-filled pond combining traditional and Chinese watercolor techniques. Hopefully by the close of this video you’ll be able to create gorgeous, spontaneous pictures, and most of all know how to have fun while you’re painting.