In this easy watercolor landscape step-by-step video demonstration I will create a quick and loose depiction of the Three Brothers in Yosemite National Park (USA). You will learn various watercolor methods and ideas including;
- Materials - a close look at the materials used in demonstration
- Creating depth - tips on creating distance and depth
- Tone and color saturation - ideas on how to use the right value and tone
- Gradated wash - an easy beginner technique for making more dynamic washes
- Working with thick pigments - adding details and shape into a wet wash
- Wet-in-wet & wet-in-dry techniques - various tips for working with basic watercolor methods
Below is a list of materials used in landscape demo
- Artist grade Holbein watercolor; ultramarine blue, cobalt blue, yellow ochre, new gamboge, alizarin crimson, cadmium red, and neutral tint.
- Squirrel mop brush #5 & #2
- Needle brush
- #12 Kolinsky Optimo
- #12 pointed round
- 140 lb. cold press paper
- Gator board
- Masking tape
- Collapsable water reservoir
- #2 pencil
- John Pike palette
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