Professional watercolor artist Trevor Waugh confidently displays under the guidance of a soothing backing soundtrack how he would take on the complexities of painting white roses. Most people imagine white to be colorless but in actual fact it is anything but that. White is made up of all the colors of the spectrum and with a keen eye any aspiring artist can find these other colors! With a palette of pinks, reds, blues, violets and greens, Waugh uses a a variety of brushes to showcase his techniques and skills. This is a must watch for the aspiring watercolor artist!
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 art video tutorial is wonderfully narrated and explores the theory of color over the ages and how it was influential in the way it shaped and was dhaped my different art movements.
It was Newton who discovered that white contained al the colours of the spectrum and that when red and magenta were joined end to end the color wheel was formed and still stands strong today. Artists during the Impressionist and Post Impressionist movements like Van Gogh exploited color and used it as a symbolic gesture to project mood within his paintings.
This is a fascinating and easy to watch tutorial where much can be learned.
This concluding part has artist Ken Hobson discuss the importance of good quality brushes and also the importance of a diverse palette with essential colors which are key to the watercolor color spectrum. Great advice for the beginner watercolor artist.
As a beginner painter I would heavily advise the viewing of this art tutorial as it really does have a lot of good advice to offer.
In this video by artist Nolan Clark a very clear and concise understanding of the color wheel are delivered. These include;
1) The components of color (Hue, Value and Chroma)
2) How your eye sees color, including how to mix black
3) Primary and secondary colors that make up the color wheel
4) How to use the color wheel to match a paint color.
5) The color mixing rules that are used to mix highlight and shadow colors
6) How to create a dimension / depth in your paintings using the color mixing rules.
Very thorough and will leave you with a firm understanding of the color wheel.
This video uses a computer simulation and narrative to explain to the viewer the principles and rules needed to use the color wheel. Topics covered include the primary and secondary colors, shadowing colors, tone and tint and everything you need to know about combining all these factors to achieve your desired color.