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Today’s watercolour lesson covers wet in wet. I love letting the water and paint do it’s thing and merge and blend to replicate skies.

Graded wash is where we finally get into what feels like “painting”.

Instead of flat areas of colour we are creating volume and rendering shape with the addition of water to lighten the paint pigments.

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I think it’s more important for people to jump in and start painting than worry about spending a lot of money for “quality” materials.

Quality has it’s place – but just get painting and you can start with as little as $20.

I’ve been curious for awhile about the effects of certain household items on paint. Over the next few weeks, I’m going to be posting my experiments.

Salt provides a variety of unpredictable texturizing results depending on the size and spread of the grains and adds a crystallization that is incredibly effective at evoking ice and snow.

Allowing the medium to paint itself through the help of pouring, spraying and encouraging the pigment to move where you want with water.

SadieSavesTheDay made a watercolour swatch template that makes me squeal like it’s Christmas. Yes, I like it THAT much. If you do too, you know what I mean.