Watercolour demo…..

I plan to give more watercolour demos on my blog, but for today here is a re-blog. Remember to PLAY – it’s a vital part of the creative process.

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Along with workshops, I also like to give watercolour demonstrations.    This is an excellent way to give people a taster of what watercolour painting can be.

It’s always important to remember that my demo might be very different from other artists.    What I say and do isn’t necessarily what others might agree with, or indeed people wishing to learn about watercolour painting might wish to follow.    It’s just another way of approaching the medium.

Red landscape – A very simple watercolour exercise….perfect for beginners. 

P1100748I gave a demonstration on Monday at The Hurlingham Club in London, but as I haven’t had time to unpack my bag yet, I am using an example I have on file.

In this frame I wet the ‘sky’ area of the painting – dropped some colour into it and allow the paint to bleed (run)……..It’s important to note that at this point the…

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21 thoughts on “Watercolour demo…..

  1. Margaret Parker Brown

    Gorgeous painting and color, I am thinking that I stay on the cooler side too much. I need to go red hot every now and then, especially after viewing this post. You are such an inspiration and I love the fact that you encourage people to let go of that need to hold watercolor back. Cheers!

    1. janetweightreed10 Post author

      Thank you very much Margaret. Sometimes I just have to throw some red paint around, Highly therapeutic…….Wishing you a lovely and creative weekend…I will imagine you painting in that glorious landscape. Janet 🙂


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