Landscape With Dark Puddle Watercolor Painting Lesson

Dark puddles add drama to your landscapes and are easy to do if you follow a couple basic rules. This lesson will show you how and give you practice with important basic techniques: wet-in-wet, dry-in-wet, and drybrush. The painting is small but has a nice dramatic effect

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Painting Dark Puddles and Practice Basic Wet-in-wet, dry-in-wet, and drybrush technique

Standing water with dark surfaces add drama and mood to your paintings. Getting them to look right means paying attention to a couple important details. But, really they are easy once you understand.  This lesson will show you how to get great dark puddles in your paintings.

 What you’ll need

  • Brushes –  1/4″ flat, medium round, small round and the rigger
  • A palette with your colors – Ultramarine Blue, Permanent Alizarin Crimson, Lemon Yellow, Cerulean Blue, Raw Sienna,
  • Watercolor paper – preferably Arches 140lb Cold Press cut to about 5″x 7″

Get ready, turn on the video and let’s jump in!

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