Watercolor Techniques Using Color & Light For Ultra-Dramatic Paintings
Part Three, Step Two
In your sketchbook, use the HB pencil to draw several thumbnail sketches to explore and confirm your composition, and to establish your value scale. Then, prep your Arches watercolor paper for the final painting by taping the edges to the wooden board using the masking tape. Prep the paint by wetting and mixing the colors you need on the palette.