In this short humble video you are taught how to achieve a sky using basic wash principles. Thoroughly saturating the canvas with water applied by a large brush followed by the introduction of an artist’s medium known as ‘Gesso’ to then prime the surface. It is then a case of washes and grading to finalise the sky alongside the confident use of ample amounts of white acrylic to create bold natural looking clouds. Enjoy.
This fast paced sped up video of artist Lindsey Cormier shows quite nicely how there are no actual limits to an abstract piece. It all depends on the artist’s interpretation and when they deem it is time to put a lid on their masterpiece. I particularly like the colors used in this circular abstract painting and think that any beginner or intermediate painter would be well within there confines to take something similar to this on.
Here Terry Harrison showcases his abilities to help you paint convincing reflections of trees within a lake. Effortless brushstrokes and minimal time allows easy practice for this classic and vital watercolor technique. Terry then goes on to tackle the mountain tops using a different medium, masking fluid. Learn to use this versatile medium and you’re halfway there as a watercolor artist!!