Taking stock of my watercolor tubes

I thought it would be helpful to take an inventory of my paints using the color wheel. I’m not surprised that I’m lacking in blues after all the beach painting I’ve been doing this month. Looking forward to stocking up and continuing to paint the beach. ūüėé

Painting Larger

Quite by accident I almost doubled the size of the watercolor paper I was using and I’m so glad. For years I happily painted on 8″ x 8″ paper. When I went on Amazon, I ordered the Fluid Watercolor paper in 12″ x 12″¬†instead of my normal 8″ x 8″.¬†When the package arrived the padsContinue reading “Painting Larger”

11 art supplies I can’t paint without!

Painting Essentials: Canson Multimedia sketchbook. Love the thicker paper in this sketchbook. I can add watercolor without the pages buckling. Fluid Cold Press watercolor paper. I especially love the square shape of this high quality thick watercolor paper! Uniball signo 207 bold gel pen. I love how smooth these pens are when I want toContinue reading “11 art supplies I can’t paint without!”

Artist’s Setup

Very quickly into my creative resolution, without really thinking about it, I started setting up my paints and supplies a certain way. A few brushes on a¬†paper towel to the right (I’m right handed), water and cup of brushes above that. Paper or sketchbook in front of me. Above the paper is my watercolor palette.Continue reading “Artist’s Setup”