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Archives - Brush up on Watercolour

This video brings together a collection of inspirational watercolour techniques from an array of leading artists from around the world. From showing how to apply paint to create clouds and the sun, to using a knife blade to create tree bark, these ingenious yet simple tips and tricks will enable you to improve your watercolour paintings and help you take full advantage of this medium’s considerable potential.
Tips featured include:
– Painting convincing reflections with Geoff Kersey
– Painting the sun and adding clouds with Matthew Palmer
– Using wet in wet techniques to paint hills with Jeremy Ford
– Adding texture to the background of a painting with Vic Bearcroft
– Using masking fluid to create blossom with Joe Francis Dowden
– Painting figures with Marilyn Allis
– Painting water droplets on a leaf with Billy Showell
– Bark textures with Keith Fenwick
– Simplifying colours of a fuchsia with Jean Haines
– Lifting off techniques with Hazel Soan

Not a member yet but looking for inspiration?

A great place to start is our Inspiration for All page where you’ll find a host of free videos waiting for you – they’re a fantastic taster of the tutorials you’ll be able to watch part of your SAA membership.