Watercolour birds

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Painting birds is extremely relaxing activity. I like painting them simple, without too many details, mostly shapes, idea of a bird, irrelevant from species. Usually I use one, maybe two colours. I may use watercolour paint or ink, it should … Continue reading

“Salty” watercolours

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There is a lot of info in Internet about using salt in watercolour painting, but I just wanted to make a short post of my own stuff to show some examples of how much fun salt can be. This was … Continue reading

Watercolour painting: blue mood

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In one of my previous posts I wrote about using just black for watercolour paintings. You can check it here. But today I’d like to introduce my second, or sometimes first preference for monochrome paintings: blue. Yes, there is variety … Continue reading

Painting with ink – Part 1

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While I was thinking how to start this, I remembered ink spots on my hands at schooltime. When I went to school we had to learn and continue writing for next many years with a fountain pen! I think it … Continue reading

Watercolour painting: black and white mood

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Sometimes… sometimes I want to use all colours in my palette in one painting, and I have a lot of them 🙂 But sometimes… I don’t want any of them. If I was told that I could keep only one … Continue reading

Unplanned and spontaneous painting

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I read and heard many times that before starting a painting, one must plan it well: composition, colour palette, etc… In general I do agree with this, but in real life when painting I like breaking this rule really often! … Continue reading

My choice of watercolour paper – Part 1

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I remember how puzzled I was when I first went to buy watercolour paints, paper and brushes! I didn’t really do any research in advance – I just wanted to have the stuff ASAP and try painting. It was weekend … Continue reading