"I think anybody can paint. My dog can paint. If you put paint on its feet and walked it across a piece of paper, it would be a painting. But is it art? I don't know.
I think art needs sensitivity, intellect, and emotional input from the artist. And I think there's a big difference between an artist and a painter."
This week in For the Painter #35...
1. Black paint in a watercolor painting? How to use Neutral Tint
I recently had a question about Neutral Tint - what is it and how do you use it in a watercolor painting.
In this video, I show how to use Neutral Tint to make a value study. And I demonstrate how Neutral Tint can tone down vibrant colors. It's a useful pigment to have when working with a limited palette to expand your color options.
Black in a Watercolor Painting? How to use Neutral Tint Watercolor Paint
I recently received a question about Neutral Tint -- What is it and how do you use it in a watercolor painting?In this video, I show how to use Neutral Tint...
2. Plein Air with Amanda Hyatt
This is a fabulous plein air watercolor tutorial by Australian artist Amanda Hyatt. She creates a beautiful painting that looks effortless and is full of energy.
Watch the video and notice how vertical Amanda has her watercolor painting. Also, pay attention to how she views her painting in a mirror to get a fresh look at it. Lots of inspiration to glean from this video!
Watercolour painting techniques and plein air tutorial with Amanda Hyatt I Colour In Your Life
In this fine art TV show episode Amanda Hyatt is interviewed with Colour In Your Life about painting, drawing, art workshops, art tips and art techniques.Hel...
Today, March 20 is the Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere. It marks the first day of spring and has come to represent new beginnings. Seems like a good day for us all to hope for peace.
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