Lighthouse IJmuiden

vuurtorentje
This little picture was all I needed for making my last watercolour.
It seems how more information you have, and how sharper the picture is, the more you begin to fiddle to get the so called true on paper.

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Weeping Tower Amsterdam

This time a more adventurous approach of a watercolour painting.
I tried to emphasis on the tower itself, but also  tried to make the tower belong in the cityscape.

My first wash is without doing a sketch, it is just … Read more

JOHN PALMER

Learning from a master watercolorpainter is always good!
A few years ago I took some workshops from Kees van Aalst, and I learned a lot.
Just by watching and analysing watercolours, he showed me to be different in style, … Read more

The Art of Watercolour, the Art Magazine for Watercolourists

The Art of Watercolour, the Art Magazine for Watercolourists.


 

Best magazine for watercolor art artist!

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SPAARNDAM

A practice on plain drawing paper.
Not every watercolor have to be a masterpiece,
Its good to practice on cheap paper.
Here I used 200 grams drawing paper, this paper can take a lot of water, you have to search … Read more

MIDDEL WESTZAAN

I did this picture a few years ago, in a plein air setting, always liked the place! The sheds are long gone, and I think the house is also already gone! My new Rowland Hilder book is very inspiring, so … Read more

TATA STEEL

The reference picture made by Adrie Hoekstra

 

After a simple sketch I make some marks with blue masking fluid, cause some fine lines are impossible to paint around.
I could make them afterwards with gouache, but the white of the … Read more

MEL STABIN

If you want to make wonderful watercolor figures, or landscapes that glow, you are on the right address with Mel Stabin. Mel is a American artist that wrote several books, and give workshops in this medium for a long time!
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HERMAN DEWIT

Een Vlaming in hart en nieren, een vriendelijke man!
Maar ook een kunstenaar en schilder.
Onlangs kocht ik het boek van Herman, gewoon bij Herman zelf,
Na een berichtje via de email, stuurde Herman het boek op en vertrouwde erop … Read more