What are some unique watercolor painting ideas for beginners? When I was asked about unique watercolor painting ideas for beginners, I started with the concept that everything is a shape. Simple organic recognizable shapes are the easiest to start with. A single
How to Start Watercolor Painting for Beginners If you're wondering how to start watercolor painting for beginners and looking for inspiration, it may be challenging to choose what to paint. The most important first step is to find something you are inspired
Choosing Watercolor Supplies Starts with Quality Watercolor Paper Watercolor works best on quality watercolor paper. Students often think they should start out with cheap paper, but this can be a disappointing mistake. I always encourage using 140# Cold Press Watercolor paper to
Q&A with Cindy Briggs Should background washes be painted before or after the subject? It all depends on the subject. Sometimes the colors in my background go with my subject and I may work those out as I'm painting. Otherwise, you lose
A Quick Guide to Watercolor Painting Sometimes I get asked for a quick guide to watercolor painting. People say that I make watercolor painting easy. That’s because I simplify the process so you can be more successful. After all, I believe
How to Set up Your Watercolor Palette from Cindy Briggs Art on Vimeo. Cindy shares how to set up an 18-well watercolor palette with Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolors. This is her standard workshop palette.
I love using Daniel Smith watercolors in all of my sketchbook paintings because I can count on it’s variety of color selection, quality and consistency of color. Whether you are a beginner with watercolor painting or if you just enjoy