Watercolor for Beginners

Add a notebook to your painting setup


Eileen McKenna watercolor artist
I find it useful to have a small notebook opened next to my palette. This way if I have a thought for a blog post, want to remember which blue I’m using, or whatever, I can just scribble a note to myself. I also write down the date and time of the photo I’m painting from. This way it’s easier to find on my iPad when I sit down again to paint. This saves me a lot of time.

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7 thoughts on “Add a notebook to your painting setup

  1. That’s a really great idea! I love it! I should keep one in my art box since I don’t have a designated space… eh… other than the kitchen table. 🙂 Thanks!


  2. Great idea Eileen, I love you newsletter!

  3. Yes, I do keep a notebook – mine has thoughts, inspirations, ideas, how to advice that people give me, notes on painting details (colors used etc) it helps me keep my brain clear to think about what I am doing, when I am painting, I think?! Or maybe it’s an extension of my brain or…..my memory! Couldn’t be without it, anyway, Eileen! This is great advice for anyone who doesn’t use one 🙂

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