Beginner friendly landscape painting: Morning Field

This video is a two-part demonstration by artist Vinita Pappas as she paints a beautiful early morning scene on location. Watch as she starts with a thumbnail sketch to plan the composition and values of her painting. Then, she does some color studies to determine the colors she wants to use, which she keeps as a reference next to her painting. Throughout the video, Vinita provides tips on how to mix different greens, including how to use Chinese white to get pastel colors. She works slowly, filling in the passageway with a variety of greens, creating subtle variations in the process. Whether you're an experienced watercolor artist or just starting out, this video is a great resource for practicing these techniques while painting an early morning landscape with watercolor.
Watercolor Class Preview: How to prepare color schemes for plein air paintings. Why you want to scribble an initial thumbnail sketch. How to pick the right size of watercolor paper for plein air. Why temperature and wind should influence your planning. How to paint fields. How to paint trees. How to paint shadows. How to paint clouds. How to paint blue skies. When to let paint dry before continuing. How to paint mountains.     Reference Photo     Initial Sketch         Final Painting         What does yours look like? Send it to us via a message on our Facebook page so we can admire your work and if we have your permission, we can also share it on the page and our website:  

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Vinita Pappas
Vinita Pappas


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