watercolor painting

translating value to color in art

Translate Value to Color in Watercolor Painting

Figure This Part Out and You Will Paint Anything Beautifully If you want to really enjoy watercolor painting and sync to all of its wild, flowing, fluid possibilities, you have to understand one thing and one thing ONLY–how to break down your compositions into values, and then how you translate value to...

Watercolor painting tutorials: leaving white space. Art by Michael Reardon.

Painting Whites in Watercolor

Watercolor Painting Tutorials from the Pros — Leaving White Space Watercolor artist Michael Reardon loves “painting” passages of white in watercolor but as many of you likely realize, he doesn’t paint them at all. Reardon simply understands how to use the white of his surface to the best advantage. He discovered...