Watercolor – Birds of a feather

BLUE-WINGED MOUNTAIN TANAGER: The painting on the left is an exaggerated interpretation of this bird, so don’t look for perfect accuracy. 🙂  Of note, the same materials were used for both of these paintings. However, the Tanager was started with watercolor pencils. And…yikes; I did not like the overall look nor how …

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Watercolor – Flamingo

This was painted on Arches 300lb 100% cotton paper and wow, it makes a huge difference. Over the past week, I’ve watched several videos on watercolors and the artists kept saying that 100% cotton is the best for watercolors as well as better paints. As you can see from the …

Watercolor – Feathers

The feathers were painted on Canson 140 lb watercolor paper. You can see that it leaves hard edges in places. I also used two brands of watercolors, Holbein & Crafts4All; I don’t recommend it because they did not blend or work that well together IMO. That said, they are still …