In this video, AhmadArt shows the different techniques that you can use for watercolor painting so I decided to use a few of these for my own paintings, and here are the results:
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Conversation with David Andree
David Andree is an artist whose work spans painting, drawing, sculpture, and sound. He has had work exhibited at James Cohan Gallery and Metro Pictures in New York City, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Hallwalls, the Big Orbit Gallery, Exhibit-A and the Burchfield Nature and Art Center in upstate New York, in addition to numerous venuesContinue reading “Conversation with David Andree”
Landscape Painting Tutorial
Before you start working with watercolors, it’s good to know that when working with watercolors, you always want to start with light and go dark instead of doing the opposite. If you start dark and just so happen to make a mistake, it’s going to be much harder to fix that mistake by simply coveringContinue reading “Landscape Painting Tutorial”
Here, I’m painting a basic sunset with only small amounts of detail. It’s very easy to create with your basic student grade watercolor set. I use many of the techniques that I’ve talked about in my previous blog posts (taping off edges, blending colors, etc.).
Painting with the best group of kids in the world
Let me just start off by saying that if I had to choose between working with kids or adults on art projects, I’d totally choose kids. For starters, I found out that when you’re working with kids, they are amazed by just about anything art related. Secondly, they will appreciate anything that the older kidContinue reading “Painting with the best group of kids in the world”
The Gallery of Passages
You always see people show you the messy beginning of their work and the amazing ending of their work, but what about the in-between? We all want to see the crazy in-between, right? Obviously you answered yes, so please enjoy your own personal tour of The Gallery of Passages! Go ahead and scan your ticket!
Painting Through The Ages
Stone Age (30,000 b.c. – 2500 b.c.) There are currently three ages of archaeology: the Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Iron Age. The Stone Age lasted about 3.4 million years, from 30,000 BCE to about 3,000 BCE, and ended with the advent of metalworking. Mesopotamian (3500 b.c. – 539 b.c.) The art of Mesopotamia survived from early hunter-gathererContinue reading “Painting Through The Ages”
So you wanna be better at painting?
We all know that painting isn’t the easiest thing to do. We see paintings in museums or on the internet and we think – “Man… I wish I could do that.” Well, it’s actually not as hard as it seems. Most of us have painted to some degree, at some point, in our lives butContinue reading “So you wanna be better at painting?”