Creating a Simple Border

Ok, I’m not a great calligrapher (or… a calligrapher at all actually…) but sometimes I have a fun word or a great quote I want to paint. Today I’m going to take you through the basics of creating a great border for your word/words! This helps tie in your entire piece and show off yourContinue reading “Creating a Simple Border”

Watercolor – Easy Designs

Y’all, how cute did this little canvas painting turn out? Today I’m going to be teaching you how to create all these little designs so you can use them in your own masterpiece! Ready? Then let’s get started. First, we have this friendly little pineapple. Take your darkest desired color and add some spots. Then,Continue reading “Watercolor – Easy Designs”

Watercolor Basics – Mixing

Fair warning, this lesson is going to take you some time, and a whole lot of patience. Think of it this way: today, we are stretching our artistic skills in more than one area. So without further adieu, let’s begin! First thing’s first, the mixing chart. This exercise will take awhile, but trust me, it’sContinue reading “Watercolor Basics – Mixing”

Watercolor Basics – Technique

Ok guys, this is a fun one. In this post we are going to learn some basic methods anyone can master! In my last blog post, I said I would be using my traditional pallet. However, I had a last-minute location change, so I had to grab my travel pallet. (Another bonus of owning aContinue reading “Watercolor Basics – Technique”

Watercolor Basics – Supplies

If you’re like me, I have a 6.72mil Crayola watercolor kit from elementary school. Hey, that works! But if you’re serious about watercolor, you may want to invest in something of a bit more quality. This blog post will take you through the paint, paper, and tools needed to start the watercolor process. First thingsContinue reading “Watercolor Basics – Supplies”