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In today’s video clip, talented watercolor painter and art educator Linda Baker explains how to look at a “finished” painting and find further ways to improve it.

As Linda shares in the video below. asking yourself some simple questions based around the elements and principles of design is a GREAT way to push your art to the next level. Take a look:

You can pick up Linda’s full watercolor tutorial on DVD at Creative Catalyst.

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In today's video clip Linda Baker demonstrates how easy it is to give quick texture to a watercolor piece with just a small pen knife and some ordinary table salt. As you'll see below, Linda's woodland painting requires a bark texture that isn't easily replicated using brushes alone. A small knife is just the ticket, however. . . she digs directly into the wet paint, scraping and scratching texture into the surface of the painting before adding some salt. Take a look: NOTE: You can get Linda Baker's full watercolor DVD at Creative Catalyst. . . read more

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