Low Tide watercolour

Low Tide

You wake up with a idea.
Low tide and dark poles in the water.
Keep it simple and enjoy.

The idea as sketch

The First Wash

Painting the poles

The finished watercolour.

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Greens

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

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Painting critique

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

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Two movies about Mixing pigments

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

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My John Pike palette and Colours

I receive a lot of questions about my colours.
I don’t have a lot of colours, for landscape art your palette can be taken down to earth colours.

Thanks
Best regards Edo

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video Painting a windmill in wintertime

I painted this on a live stream on Facebook.
I used a few colours.
Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Sienna, Raw Sienna and Olive green.
Brushes W&N Squirrel mops and a small Escoda Perla.

The watercolour

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I am often asked how do you make those loose watercolors, do you have any tips how to make them? Can I learn that too?

Of course you can, but painting loose is not as easy as it looks or … Read more

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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

Painting a watercolour… again

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

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