Every watercolor painter should know how to properly apply color washes to their paper. In the following video, Susan Bourdet shows the entire process, starting with a preliminary drawing that has already been protected with masking fluid.
Susan explains how to mix several colors of paint in preparation for the wash, gives instructions on how to pre-wet the paper so that the color flows easily, and passes along several other invaluable tips throughout the course of the video. Take a look:
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You can also get Susan’s full-length (75 minute) watercolor video right here at Creative Catalyst Productions.