Copyright, Jim LaneFeline Fascination in White, 1981, Jim Lane
|Once you're comfortable with the peculiarities of watercolor, |
they're far more "fun" than oils or acrylics.
|White Ships, 1908, John Singer Sargent. Even when the signature is|
nearly a household word, watercolors seldom bring the same prices
at auction as similar work on canvas.
|Try your luck at sketching with|
|In terms of shapes, watercolor brushes differ little from those|
used with oils or acrylics, though they are more often softer
and more pliable. The best are made from sable tails.
|Watercolor pencils--my students|
loved them. They seen far more
natural to use than brushes.
|State legislator, 1995, Yong Chen|
|The more detailed the item (such as flowers) the more you may want to sketch in the item first.|
|Obviously, wild animals are seldom painted from life...|