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In today’s video tutorial, watercolor painter Carl Dalio demonstrates his techniques for painting cloudy skies. After sketching out his entire drawing on watercolor paper, Carl starts right in with the sky. Take a look:

Click here to get the full-length tutorial by Carl Dalio from Creative Catalyst.

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In an abstract painting (as opposed to a realistic one) it's more important than ever to be conscious of design elements like line quality, texture, value contrast, and so on. For today's video tutorial, watercolor painter John Salminen demonstrates how he creates hard edges through masking, while explaining why it helps his composition. Take a look: Want more? . . read more

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