How I Create Flowing Lines with Watercolor Article on Outdoor Painter
I am an artist who loves to experiment with watercolor. One of my favorite techniques is creating flowing, organic lines that give my paintings a sense of movement and life.
In my recent article in Outdoor Painter, I’ll share with you my approach to creating these lines and how you can apply it to your own paintings.
After painting en plein air for over 25 years, I’ve discovered how each painting experience becomes a meaningful chapter of your story. You take in the scenery with all of your senses, feel the scene, and it will show up in your painting. Whether creating a ‘quick sketch’ travel watercolor or a finessed fine art studio painting, my work shares my creative journey.
I remember my first plein air experience, I had way too much stuff. If you pack less, you'll paint more is what I've learned with over 25 years of painting en plein air. Watercolors are the easiest medium to travel
Plein Air Painting Workshops Plein air painting workshops are on top of my list of favorite things to teach. I’ve been all over, painting beaches, seascapes, cityscapes and landscapes. Provence When living in Provence, I went to Senanque Abbey to paint, one of
Favorite Watercolor Painting Tools Every artist has his or her favorite tools when it comes to painting. I love using the same Dynasty Black Gold 311 Size 4 Quill brush, Daniel Smith Watercolors, and Fabriano 140lb Cold Press paper when painting.