You’ll work light to dark and then protect your values with wax — a process that is incredibly forgiving. Discover how to think more in shapes and less in individual items like trees, buildings, and animals. Use negative painting to add important contrast, and let your pigments mingle on your paper to create beautiful and spontaneous-looking colors with each pass. Ryan works through two complete batik demos including an urban landscape and a giraffe.
Techniques to Take With You!
- Complete two start-to-finish watercolor paintings
- Learn watercolor batik on Japanese rice paper
- Explore seeing and understanding value
- Uncover unique ways to mix paint (like blending on paper)
- How to add unique texture to your watercolors on a non-traditional surface
- How to work strategically from light to dark
- How to paint negative paint around values protected by wax