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How To Add Texture with Watercolor

How To Add Texture with Watercolor

How to Add Texture11 FEBRUARY, 2020Painting TechniquesOriginal ArtBeach Moments has a variety of textures throughout the painting. As I am watercolor painting I use several techniques to add texture to the paper. Below is a list of basic watercolor materials. I use a...

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Fort Lauderdale Beach Path

Fort Lauderdale Beach Path

Original Fort Lauderdale beach path watercolor with a focus on the many textures and colors found at the beach. Watercolor Techniques Incorporating a variety of techniques to create a sunlit path I started with pouring layers of watercolor. Leaving the path a pale...

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gouache beach painting

gouache beach painting

Rocky Beach16 JANUARY, 2020Painting Techniques Gouache PaintCalm waters at a beach with rocks are featured in this scene from Martha's Vineyard. I watched the small waves meet after rolling past a large rock just off shore. A nice plume of spray kicked up from the...

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How to Paint a Quick Snow Scene (Guide)

How to Paint a Quick Snow Scene (Guide)

How To Paint Quick Snow Scene 26 DECEMBER, 2019Watercolor Painting How To Paint a Snow SceneWinter snow scenes are fun to paint. I did this small painting in 20 minutes using white gouache for the snow laden evergreen tree. The rest of the painting is transparent...

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Sitting Still Ocean Wave Painting

Sitting Still Ocean Wave Painting

Sitting Still20 November, 2019Painting Techniques Original Art Sitting Still on the sand, watching the waves break along the beach. I wanted to capture one of these waves in oil paint.   Work in progress in my studio with palette and sketch.One of the first steps...

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VW Bus Gouache Painting

VW Bus Gouache Painting

I spotted this pristine VW bus on a Key West side street. Took photos and later painted the scene in gouache paint on cold pressed watercolor paper. 9" x 12" gouache paint on paper, PJ Cook©2019 I started out this painting with thin washes of a warm sienna color....

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Watercolor and Line Sketching

Watercolor and Line Sketching

Using my watercolor journal, I painted this double page while sitting in my beach chair. I try to pick a view that may not change for 20 minutes or so. Sometimes people move out of the scene so I sketch quickly to get the large shapes. Using a grey marker for the line...

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Latest Painting Waterside Collection

Latest Painting Waterside Collection

Waterside Collection is a landscape painting of a Martha's Vineyard island yard with a small boat and a shed with a collection of lobster buoys. Even though there is green grass you can almost smell the ocean air. A small wooden boat is on a trailer ready for the...

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