British watercolor artist Steven Cronin gives you another instalment of how to paint with confidence in watercolors. This time he chooses to paint a scene from Lake Buttermere in the Lake District. He is very specific with the tools he uses to compose his paintings and the kit used is as follows. The paper is 15″ x 11″ Fabriano watercolor paper. The brushes used are the large Ron Ranson hake and a number 3 rigger. My regular palette consists of 7 Cotman watercolors – Raw Sienna, Burnt Umber, Light Red, Ultramarine, Lemon Yellow, Payne’s Gray and Alizarin Crimson. I’m sure this video tutorial will not disappoint so grab your kit and paint along.
In this painting tutorial you will have the opportunity to see how a moody atmospheric landscape is painted in watercolors. This particular watercolor landscape painting demonstration features the mystical charm of Loch Eck in Scotland. The artist has used 130lb Fabriano watercolor paper measuring 15″ x 11″. The brushes which have been selected are the large Ron Ranson hake, 3/4″ flat and number 3 rigger. The watercolors used in this lesson are from a palette of Cotman watercolors; Raw Sienna, Burnt Umber, Light Red, Ultramarine, Lemon Yellow and Payne’s Gray. Reach for you brushes and just follow this well narrated video to discover the beauty of watercolors.