Illustrates the unique characteristics of watercolor as a painting medium and the many ways in which it may be used from simple pan colors to a wide palette of tube colors. Emphasizes the importance of personal vision in the development of an individual style
Presents the wide rang. of technical and expressive possibilities inherent in watercolor painting. Shows the use of the simplest materials as well as the more costly and professional items.
The say. The you some. Of the. Earth under. Water color is a personal medium for painting. Its most important characteristics are floating and transparency. For. Long. How you paint with water color depends upon how you see the world around you and how you use the medium. Why do. You. Most datings are done with a large round brush with hair which is spring and which comes to a good point. Even a small paint box like this one will provide a wide range of colors. When the patterns of color have been softened with water it is possible to pick it up in a rich brush will. Water colours into are used on a pallet which may be a white plate or an anomaly tray. This provides a large area from mixing color. Or many kinds of watercolour paper. Some are smooth but most of them have a textured surface. A good way to learn about watercolor is to begin by painting a very simple object. The paint may be applied in the very flat water. Or with. Or the dry brush tech think. You're. Through or are. Or are. The what color may be blocked. Or drawn into with India ink. Or with. Water color is often applied in direct strokes of pure color. The strokes may be very bold. Some painters work with the rich what colors allow him to flow together. Small strokes of color like these produce a brilliant broken sir. But. When the strokes of color are overlaid very subtle color effects may be achieved. In this painting. The Strokes have been made on West paper. The paper is Morrison with a sponge so that the color blows prelate over the surface. Paper which has been thoroughly Malise and maybe talk to a wooden frame called a stretcher. Tax or first placed in the center of each side. And then. Even lead toward the corners. Of the paper drive. It stretches to a tight flat surface. This painting is started by putting in flat washes of color. On these of dried darker colors are added. Because water color is transparent it is always necessary to work from light to dark. Brushing clear water into a stroke produces a gradation of color. The edge of the stroke may be blotted. The it's. An area which is too. Dark maybe scrub with a sponge. Details and dark accents are put in last. The the. The you most paintings start from a sketch made with a soft pencil. Here the color is applied in large bold strokes with a flat broke. Large color areas are laid in first and all the parts of the painting are developed together and in relation to each other. Darker values are build up gradually. Areas of white paper give the painting added Brady. These paintings by students show more of the many ways that water color can be you. Each of you by experimenting and by learning about the medium can find your own way of using water color and the. For. You.