Watercolor Painting Process – Clouds

I thought a good way to get back into watercolor painting would be to paint clouds. Clouds are amorphous within their bodies, sometimes with hard-edged boundaries and sometimes blending into the sky behind them. Two basic watercolor techniques can be used to create these elements: use of a loaded brush on dry paper to create […]

Original Clouds with Leftover Black and White

I’ve taken many pictures of clouds since the weather turned rainy.  I love clouds. Today, I painted cloud shapes that I imagined (without copying  from a photo). I am still in start-up mode, so I am using left-over paints. Today’s paints are cerulean, black and white. I differentiated between cloud shapes by using dark outlines […]