Watercolor – Painting a rose

Watercolor Painting

Recently I tried my hand on watercolors. I thought it’s easy. But it’s not so. First I got the papers for the watercolor painting – cold pressed, 300gsm. Then I draw a landscape with pine trees on it. Drawing is good. I started painting. When the water is more in the brush, it dripped all along the painting. I have to take it with a soft cloth. I finished the painting and not WOW… it’s horrible. Pine trees became banyan trees. Mountains in the background and foreground mixed up very well. When I try to add some dark color to distinguish them, nice..it all went blur. Atlast I did a water color painting.

Landscape

Differences between oil and watercolor

Oil colors look so natural while painting. But you can’t judge watercolor like that. It shows a different version after it dried.

Oil colors blend well during shading or glazing. But a skill is required  while we do with watercolor. It won’t blend but overlaps with the underlying color and mix a little.

Overdoing of watercolor will tear your paper a little.

I don’t guess these are all true for water color artists. I am used to oil colors. So now I feel oil and canvas go hand in hand than water and paper. I won’t let my hope die within me. I am the next one. After five paintings, I got a hold in watercolors. My last one is the rose painting. I hope this brings out the shades well than the earlier ones.

Rose

Try  and you can also do that one day.


11 Replies to “Watercolor – Painting a rose”

  1. This is getting a bit more subjective, but I much prefer the Zune Marketplace. The interface is colorful, has more flair, and some cool features like ‘Mixview’ that let you quickly see related albums, songs, or other users related to what you’re listening to. Clicking on one of those will center on that item, and another set of “neighbors” will come into view, allowing you to navigate around exploring by similar artists, songs, or users. Speaking of users, the Zune “Social” is also great fun, letting you find others with shared tastes and becoming friends with them. You then can listen to a playlist created based on an amalgamation of what all your friends are listening to, which is also enjoyable. Those concerned with privacy will be relieved to know you can prevent the public from seeing your personal listening habits if you so choose.

  2. I simply want to say I’m newbie to weblog and absolutely savored you’re blog site. Most likely I’m want to bookmark your website . You surely come with outstanding writings. Thanks a lot for sharing your website page.

  3. Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering
    if you knew of any widgets I could add to my blog that automatically tweet my newest
    twitter updates. I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this
    for quite some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience
    with something like this. Please let me know if you run into anything.
    I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to your new updates.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s