Water Color Papers and Sizing

sizing does matter

Troubleshooting Paper Problems: When The Sizing Goes Bad.

Karen Sioson

I found this blog from Karen Sioson a few years ago. She explains wonderfully why it is you have sometimes trouble with your watercolour paper.

Karen is a very

Read more

A Loose Watercolor

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

Lighthouse on Millford paper

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

Aubrey Phillips

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

Direk Kingnok

Watercolour-Master uit Thailand


Direk Kingnok
is geboren in het noordoosten van Thailand en groeide op in de stad Nakonratchasima.
Waar Direk woonde was hij omringd door de natuur en dat is goed te zien in zijn werk.

11044610_788218324588269_7302128662093582200_n

Als kind was Read more

Alvaro Castagnet

Alvaro Castagnet,alvaro (2)

Every watercolor artist knows him, well I think you should know him if you are interested in watercolor. He is quite a phenomenon in watercolor. His work is very recognizable and full of rich washes with pigment. But … Read more

Schut Aquarel Papier

Een tijdje geleden werd ik benaderd door de Nederlandse papierfabriek Schut met de vraag of ik bekend was met hun producten met name in aquarelpapier, uiteraard kende ik Schut, vooral omdat als je begint met aquarel-leren iedereen wel de Terschelling … Read more

Making Tata Steel

I live near the factory from Tata Steel, its something you see every day, cause it is prominent.
Often what happens with these sort of landmark buildings that you become to see  a more beautiful side from it.
You see … Read more

Joseph Zbukvic

I saw a photo-shoot from a Taiwanese Facebook friend Jin Li, and I asked her for the use of those pictures,  I give her credit for these photos for sure!
Photo-series from Joseph Zbukvic by Miss Jin Li  金莉  her Read more