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Sketching A Landscape With A Water Brush

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Do you like to travel light, but want to have the necessary watercolour supplies on hand to paint the perfect landscape while you’re taking a break on a hike or during your travels abroad? Think about packing a handy Koi water brush, which combines a watercolour brush and water reservoir, and a mini watercolour set, which provides both paint and a mixing palette.

Instructions:

1. Unscrew the barrel of the Koi water brush and remove the plug. Pour water into the barrel and screw the barrel back on without the plug.

2. Use the light blue pencil to trace the outlines of the landscape you want to paint. Lightly draw a few lines and geometric shapes to represent the horizon and a few scenic elements.

3. Press on the water reservoir with the brush tip pointing downward to direct the water toward the bristles. Rub the brush directly on the watercolour paint disc to change colours.

4. Use the inside of the watercolour lid to mix the colours in order to reproduce the subtle landscape shades. Start with the large surface areas like the sky and gradually develop the landscape portion, being sure to leave the necessary white spaces.

5. Once you’ve completed your work, close the paint box and place the cap back on the brush.

Tips

If you go over dry watercolour with a damp brush, the paint will mix again. Although this can be an advantage, keep in mind that you can’t overlay colours without having them blend. It is therefore preferable to use a light pencil to trace the scenic elements of your landscape and to leave the appropriate white spaces to avoid having the colours blend. Even though some watercolour paint sets include white paint, it is better to set aside areas where the white of the paper shows.

You will need:

  • Strathmore watercolour journal
  • Koi water brush
  • Mini watercolour set
  • Prismacolor Verithin light blue pencil

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