Hone your craft with 6 quick and easy brush exercises.
On The Net: Artist Showcase
See fine watercolor paintings from artists living in the USA and around the world.
(All images © copyright of individual artists)
Fast and FREE watercolor lessons!
This edition of the On The Net Artist Showcase
features an all-male selection of past all-stars and a couple up-and-coming pro painters.
See the works of Thomas W. Schaller, Nicholas Simmons, Sterling Edwards, M.E. Mike Bailey, Milind Mulick, and Andy Evansen.
Click on their links in the Artist Showcase
and check out the techniques and subject matter each artist uses to create their personal vision, and smile!
How to Paint
Learn about the variety of ways you can put watercolor paint to paper to achieve the effects you want. Starting with a flat wash you can explore the techniques of tones and textures on dry or wet paper. See various brush handling skills that can inspire you. Great for practice and learning the basics of watercolor painting.
Those of you who enjoyed Allan Kirk's past step-by-step watercolour lessons will enjoy his newest installment, a colorful and classic Mediterranean beach scene. Let Allan show you how to orchestrate the jumble of bright umbrellas and beach goers into a beautiful painting!
Watercolor Brush Sets
Introducing Escoda's Nicholas Simmons Signature Brush Sets (2) and Sterling Edwards Complete Brush Set (w/DVD!), both equally worthy of your consideration. Get the prices, construction specs and prices in the New Products section of watercolorpainting.com.
The new Drawing Materials
section has 12 chapters containing in-depth tests and anaylsis of all the popular drawing and sketching materials. Learn about charcoal and graphite pencils, see comparisons of chalks, pastels, and crayons. Learn how to sharpen a pencil by hand (and at your own risk -.ed) and a whole lot more.