Color & Brush Concepts
Join Vinita Pappas in her latest watercolor exercise where she walks you through the basics of watercolor painting. In this video, Vinita demonstrates how to layer paint to create depth and how to get darker tones in watercolor by adding more than one layer. She also explains that when working with dry paper, the paint will only go where you put it or where there is water. Learn how to paint a leaf using a simple green color mix and discover how to erase your pencil lines without tearing the paper. Whether you're a beginner or looking to improve your skills, Vinita's tips and tricks will help you create beautiful watercolor paintings.
Watercolor Class Preview:
How to tape down your watercolor paper without ripping paper later.
How paint travels on wet paper versus dry paper and why that matters.
How watercolor paper is different than regular paper.
How to paint gradients and properly transition colors.
How to paint layers the right way to influence colors.
How to paint a leaf from A-to-Z, complete with sun and shadow.
When to use a hair dryer.
How to paint soft edges.
How different levels of brush wetness affect your painting.
How to "paint" whites properly.