Warm Light over the river A demo that is inspired by the artist Aubrey Philips It is not followed by every brushstroke but the design and layout gives me the freedom to go a bit wild with colours. I tried … Read more
On Facebook you meet all kind of people, but my interest goes of course out to the watercolour artists. And there are a lot that do watercolours. And sometimes you see a painter that really stands out from the rest.… Read more
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A while ago I was scrolling on Instagram and noticed a photo posted
by Barbara Luel. What I did not immediately saw is that it was a repost from Simone Ridyard, an Architect and … Read more
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn does not need an introduction. When you google the name Rembrandt, you get more than 37 million results and almost every result refers to the master himself; his birthplace, the streets where … Read more
I received many questions about painting greens.
When you paint a landscape, apart from painting a desert, you always have to paint that green. a lot of us have problems painting greens. and in their watercolors it is often out … Read more
Recently I painted a watercolour from some trees and farms in the neighborhood from Burgerbrug (North Holland). It was and still is beautiful weather when I write this , the grass was vibrantly green, so I decided not to paint … Read more
I try to tell why it is you get mud sometimes when you mix watercolour pigments.
After awhile you have a palette with colours on it that works for you, and you know which paint you dont have to try … Read more
I just love to paint lighthouses, living in a fishing town I could chose which one to paint! I have six in the near neighborhood! but I have my favourites here too!
I am always attracted to the two green … Read more
Maybe you recognize this? You love painting watercolors and see such a nice subject! You paint the scene and love what you just created. Then you look at it for a while and it ends up in a box, after … Read more
Back in 1987 I began my journey in watercolor, eager to learn paint watercolors. In those days I saw a great future in front of me. John Pike was my hero, he was the absolute top in watercolor. And also … Read more
It is something I became aware of during my search to paint (better) watercolors.
Every new book about watercolor I bought I look first which colors or paper my new hero is using.
and oh yes there it is… … Read more