We are beginning one of our last production assignments, texture watercolor still life. This will encompass nearly all of the techniques we have learned so far. We will be:
Below are 3 videos that go over the 12 various watercolor techniques that are options for the watercolor still life assignment. (you will pick 4-6 techniques to use in your still life). Watch each video to see all techniques (some are review). You may go back to watch these as many times as you need before beginning to work.
Video 1 full screen version click here. -Goes over Wash, Graded Wash, and Wet-in-Wet techniques.
Video 2 full screen version click here. -Goes over masking tape, rubber cement, paper towel blot, table salt, rubbing alcohol, and how to fix mistakes.
Video 3 Click here for full screen version. -Goes over finishing the masking tape, plastic wrap, wax crayon resist, scratching with a pointed implement, and using an eraser.
Don't forget that you need to pick a color scheme for your texture watercolor still life. You can pick from any of the following color schemes:
Be sure to have a color pow-wow with Mrs. Denison to be sure you have a good color scheme choice. (below are examples of some of the color scheme choices)
Don't forget to include the following:
Also, one thing that may help you is to take a photo of the area in your view finder. Then put a black and white filter on it and it will help you see values better. This way, when you add values with watercolor, you know where the darks and the lights will go.
Silk- Interactive Art
Jackson Pollock (splatter painter)
Build Your Wild Self
The Color Test