Category Archives: Watercolor

Artist Recognition: Elke Memmler

You can view more work here. Or you can join the artist on Facebook. And of course visit the official page of Elke Memmler. Read the rest of this entry


Gorgeous Watercolor painting of Zebra

Zebra Painting print of Watercolor painting A4Louise De Masi, Australian artist / teacher, drew this beautiful watercolor painting of zebra.
This is a fine art print of the original watercolor painting. Click on the image to order it.

Single Home: Watercolor drawing

Here’s another work I did recently:

Credit: Xenia Nova

My recent Watercolor Etude

© Xenia Nova

Materials to Use for Watercolor Painting

French Ultramarine Blue
Phthalo Blue ( or Winsor or Prussian )
Permanent Alizarin Crimson (or Art Spectrum Permanent Crimson)
Burnt Sienna
Quinacridone Gold (or Indian Yellow )
White Gouache
Small container of Gesso
I also throw in a couple of tubes of acrylic paint Medium Magenta and Yellow Medium Azo are my favorites at the moment.
Burnt Sienna pigment ink (Art Spectrum) Screw cap on tight and seal in zip lock plastic bag.
Plain dip in pen and nib
1 inch flat Taklon
1/4 inch flat Taklon
1/8 inch flat Taklon
#1 or #2 Taklon liner
Neef are a good brand of taklon brush
An old 1/2” bristle house painting brush
2” or 3” Hake brush or wide soft goat hair brush

Presenting John Lovett’s watercolor paintings

I came across a great blog this morning! It was actually featured on the website – John Lovett @ Splashing Pain blog. Check out some of his work below. (All images and text belong to John Lovett)

Two color demo using Indigo and a transparent, Burnt Sienna like color mixed from Quinaceradone Gold, Alizarin and a touch of Ultramarine Read the rest of this entry