Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Schut Noblesse Watercolor Block & the 'Tao of Watercolor' #Giveaway, #SchutNoblesse #Exaclair

This week I'm sharing work done on Schut Noblesse watercolor block.  For a review of this paper, please check out my Monday post.  If you are interested in purchasing Schut Papier's fine art papers, check out the Exaclair website for a list of retailers who sell  the Schut  Noblesse Watercolor blocks and sheets.

I signed up for a Watercolor class last month, and it was a perfect opportunity to use my Schut Noblesse watercolor block.  We worked with the techniques from Jeanne Carbonetti's 'Tao of Watercolor', a very loose method that helps you learn how watercolor flows and how to take advantage of that natural flow.

With these two paintings I learned how bright color could be on this paper.  They practically exploded off the page!

If you can't wait to see if you won, check out the Exaclair website for a list of retailers who sell the Schut  Noblesse Watercolor blocks and sheets.









Basic Shapes Fantasy Landscape Step-wisely #FantasyLandscape #DrawingTutorial #Step-wisely

In drawing and painting, shapes are important, even in the most non-objective and abstract of art. In my fantasy landscape drawings, they ...