i had try to make some winter forest ink and wash like i have seen at a youtube video.
from peter sheeler or so cant remember the name well.
just to figure out how the shadows make the shape of the ground.
last week i tried orchids.
paper ist hahnemühle panorama 20cm x50 cm matt 300gr/m²
first i draw with pencil the orchid then i use watercolor and at the end i use a pen.
hello my watercolorfriends,
today i show you my brushmap.
its original a bamboomap for make sushi,
but i put some rubber band for trousers in it to hold my brushes.
cheap and easy.
to clean my brushes i use curd soap.
i wet the brush and take the soap like the watercolor and then i wash over my palm so the soap can become to foam. then i…[Read more]
hello my watercolor friends,
i have a wooden artbox.
sometimes i see in the stores here some wodden boxes with wine and other foods.
mine box is already 30 years old it was a giveaway with tissues.
so in the last weeks i made it to a artbox where i can put in all my stuff for painting.
i also can use it as an table easel.
on the top i fixed a…[Read more]
hi my watercolor friends,
today i show you how to copy sketches or pictures.
i will show you my selfmade lightbox.
its just a plastik storage box with an clear top and i put an led handlamp inside.
at the top i put the motive that i want copy and then an pergamentpaper where we wrap our sandwiches.
then i on the light in the box an i can see…[Read more]
the colors looks well for that age must be a good quallity i think.
and again i found in my discounter a cheap paint set, at first i buy in december last year two 24 color set.
the paint tube have only print the color an a number from 1 till 24.
now they have a set with 12 colors only the color at the tube and numbers from 1 to 12.
but the colors…[Read more]
hello my watercolor friends.
i had long time not posted but i was painting
i have try banana and other fruits.
and i tested hot pressed paper and and and 🙂
well at first a small painting, crocodile tree 🙂
or see what do you think..
then i made an forest with a way
hello my watercolor friends,
today i paint a cat.
paper hahnemühle britannia matt 140 lbs 6,7x 9,4 inch
at first i made a sketch with an pencil and then i made the first wash, wet in wet. with a mix from burnend sienna and cobald blue, then i mix a little indian yellow to it an made some stripes by the fur.
at next i completed the stripes with…[Read more]
well Tina the hotpressed paper dont drink so much water so i must be more carefull when i wet the parts where i like to paint.
i think when you make accurate pictures from plants or animals the hot pressed is exellent for it.
i have try same motive by different paper.
the left side picture is 300gr HP the right side is 300gr matt both from Hahnemühle.
in real the colors a bit darker as at the foto.
the right paper i also has streched with waterglue tape thats why it is smaller after cut it of from the paint board.
for me i like the right one…[Read more]
Wolfgang Fuchs replied to the topic plein air boatsheds and old villa with morning sky in the forum En Plein Air 1 year ago
i like the both pictures they are really nice.
about the people during plein air, well thats the problem why i not try it yet.
maybe i will prepare some pic what has nothing to do with that what i painting 🙂
most people also in my family or friends dont understand painting.
when i show some pictures mostly they say ” it dont look like this”,…[Read more]
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