Should you add white to watercolor? For some reason when I made this video I kept calling the Faber-Castell watercolor pencils “Aquarelle” instead of “Albrecht Durer”. I’m a genius sometimes.
Traditionally artists avoided using white with their watercolor because flattens the work. You can lose some of the beautiful luminance watercolor painting has to offer. There is a time and a place for it though, and today I’m sharing the most opaque white I’ve ever used!
My Watercolor Supplies: (amazon affiliate links)
- Faber-Castell Albrecht Durer https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000KJPE3Y?ie=UTF8
- Caran d’Ache Museum Aquarelle https://amzn.to/3rluqzD
- Dr Martins Bleedproof White https://amzn.to/3axIJbL
- Derwent Waterbrush https://amzn.to/3Gr7OE8
- Arches Hot Pressed Watercolor Paper Block in 8×10 and 11×14″ (I used 11×14″ in this project) https://amzn.to/2LhIMQi
- Artist Black Masking Tape 1″ x 60 Yard Roll https://amzn.to/3rhB1sU
- Kum Sharpener http://amzn.to/2pJwTGm
- Easel daylight lamp http://amzn.to/2DpMMsN
We all need to be reminded “Don’t drink the paint water” and other fun artist sayings.
Why not wear it on our clothes or coffee mugs to make sure we don’t forget. LachriMerch.com
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