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Demo on You Tube

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

Lighthouse Demo available

Hello my friends,
Awhile ago I came across a photo and it made me think if I could paint it. 
It was from a lighthouse with an aerial perspective. Maybe made with a drone or something else. I liked it

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The Old Harbour from Town Bridge

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

Kremer Grey Box


Voor Nederlands KLIK HIER
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

Landscapes of Rembrandt in watercolour

Article from ariejekelart.nl

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

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

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Christmas time

This time of the year we all think of family and friends.
What we did do and what we didn’t do and plan to do next year.
Or even make new plans and set out a goal.
All things I … Read more

Farm in Assendelft

The landscape I made a photo from many years ago.
You have to go in wintertime to see this because its now all green, no farm in sight from this point of view.

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The Sketch with Indian Ink and grey … Read more

Painting a Dutch Landscape

This is a Frisian landscape.
I painted this before, and it thought it would be nice to make a movie from it.

Hope you all like it, have fun watching.
If you like it please give me the Thumbs up,… Read more

Some news from me

Hello my friends and subscribers,

I am very honored you all subscribed to my website, I am just a hobby painter with a big heart for watercolour and everything got to do with watercolours.
I am very busy at the … Read more

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.

When you inspired by this little … Read more

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

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

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

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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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

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

Water, land and sky

When I work from a photo I set it always in B&W and print it out. Not to big, too much detail ruin a watercolour!

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My way of working is more or less always every tim the same, I make … Read more

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