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Terry Harrison Trace and Paint Tutorial Result - a watercolor painting by Kat Skinner.

One Of My First Paintings

The other day I was going through my archive of paintings, and came across one of my very first watercolour paintings. Terry Harrison Trace and Paint Tutorial Result To make this finished painting I used a tutorial from the from the book Trace & Paint Watercolour (Ready to Paint) by the authors Terry Harrison, Geoff Kersey and Arnold Lowrey. This particular painting is done by following one of Terry Harrison's tutorials. The book Trace & Paint Watercolour (Ready to Paint) is a great book for absolute beginners who don't want to have to come up with their own compositions or sketches in order to produce...

River Cottage Step Four

Working On The Waterfall

This painting is an older one, before I learnt about negative painting techniques (I think this painting would greatly benefit from using negative rather than positive painting). Again I used my preferred brand of watercolour tube paints - Daniel Smith. The colors used are Pyrrol Blue (green shade), Burnt Sienna, Pyrrol Green (Blue Shade), and Quinacridone Gold. The first task was painting the first layer of water and the background. I painted a light wash of Pyrrol Blue for the body of water, and combined Burnt Sienna to change the shade to a more brownish-grey color. River Cottage Step One The...