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Advantages of Creating Miniature Art

Advantages of Creating Miniature Art

In creating tiny art, I have discovered over time the great benefits of working small. As creatives, it is often quite natural to take on the new work with a large canvas, a nice big sheet of paper,...

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Multicolor Watercolor Eye Timelapse

Multicolor Watercolor Eye Timelapse

In exploring this timelapse video of a multicolor watercolor eye, we implement and follow step by step from the drawing stage to completion the evolution of this watercolor painting. In creating...

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Watercolor Splatter Effects Basics

Watercolor Splatter Effects Basics

What is a splatter technique? Why and when would you want to implement such a technique? In creating art, particularly in watercolor painting, there is an opportunity to use one of the most...

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Watercolor Layering and Lifting Basics

Watercolor Layering and Lifting Basics

In this video, I will present a few tips and methods on my approach to layering and lifting in watercolor. This was particularly important in my practice as a watercolorist because in the beginning,...

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Watercolor Woodpecker Speed Painting

In this speed painting video,  I walk with you through my watercolor painting of a woodpecker. In my series of bird and botanical inspired works, I will not only guide you through the process of the...

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Graphite Grading Scale Explained

Graphite Grading Scale Explained

Most of us who love to draw had our first experience drawing with #2 (HB) pencils. However, it is exciting to learn that pencils come in a full range of values as well as varying densities. This can...

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