More and more students have been signing up for my free and premium online watercolor courses. My most popular course is called Getting Started in Watercolor. It is the perfect place to start if you are completely new to watercolor and need guidance and recommendations for choosing supplies, including paper, paints, brushes and palettes.Continue reading Teaching Watercolor Online
The color I am highlighting in this video is Cobalt Teal Blue by Daniel Smith. It is made with a single pigment – PG50.
This paint has excellent lightfastness, it is non-staining it is slightly granulating and semi-transparent.Continue reading Using Cobalt Teal Blue in Watercolor
Turquoise can be a difficult color to mix. It lives somewhere between blue and green, but also has hints of yellow. In this video, I share four valuable recipes for mixing this elusive color using common pigments on your watercolor palette.
To assist you in creating these turquoise watercolor mixes, I have created a free chart that shows all four recipes. The chart includes paint names, pigment numbers and color swatches, so you can compare your mixes with mine. Please download the chart here: https://studio.krisdebruine.com/turquoise
Indanthrone blue by Daniel Smith (PB60) is a beautiful, dark, warm blue that has excellent lightfastness. It is non-granulating, medium staining and transparent. It mixes with a variety of yellows to make rich, beautiful greens.Continue reading A New Color on my Palette – Indanthrone Blue