This video features watercolor artist John Baxter painting a scene including an estuary, boats, trees and houses. It is a time lapse video which shows how Baxter takes on difficult yet popular themes within watercolor painting. He goes through a whole spectrum of colors and uses many techniques to achieve this very realistic watercolor painting. Fine brushes, large brushes and a variety of washes all constitute this cracking landscape/seascape. Learn from what he has to offer and have a go yourself.
This is the concluding part of the two part series of ‘painting a sunset’ by Wilson Bickford. In this short video tutorial Bickford finalises his painting by adding the reflections and navigates you through the other processes which will take you through to a finalised painting. He uses a two inch scenery brush to drag the land mass down the page to form his reflection. Each step is excellently narrated and easy to follow so grab your brush and canvas and become as good as Bickford in ten minutes.
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!!
Darrell crow continues the series with this episode where he teaches the viewer how to capture the reflections of magnificent mountains in a still lake. He uses large and flat brushes and a variety of techniques which have been touched upon earlier in the series. These include the dry brush technique combined with an almost stippled style. Good fun and I’m sure your end result won’t be too bad either.