To Sketch or Not to Sketch?

During my time writing this blog and painting, I find that most times I really do like the structure and look of my sketch, it’s composition. However, through some way or another, or by way of a combination of short-sightedness and experimentation, I find that I have not achieved the result I desire. As I am a rather serious person by nature, and don’t find that … Continue reading To Sketch or Not to Sketch?

The Most Overlooked Resource for Watercolor Painting Help

Today’s post will be short and sweet. I just wanted to encourage everyone who is beginning a new hobby or  learning a new skill to use all the resources available to you. This includes all those wonderful videos on Youtube, any books you may find, the internet, artists, classes, vlogs, blogs like this one. The list goes on. However, do not discredit using peers or novices to … Continue reading The Most Overlooked Resource for Watercolor Painting Help

Square 2: Picking a Subject

So, I don’t know about you, but I got pretty tired with painting poor trees, unnaturally blue skies, strange clouds, and rocks that no one could guess were rocks. It didn’t matter if the were in the foreground or the background. They were just wrong. Don’t assume that at this point it is fine to berate yourself and dump everything into the trash. I didn’t. … Continue reading Square 2: Picking a Subject