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
Do you want to learn how to draw with free-flowing lines? Then join me at the University of Utah Lifelong Center Workshops. I’ll also teach you how to confidently mix and mingle translucent watercolors to jazz up your sketches. Using watercolors and
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
I'm inviting you to visit the Daniel Smith Website to see this post on Painting with Daniel Smith Watercolors. I share step by step process with images and videos and talk about my favorite colors including Lavender. Here is the link to