VIDEO: Adding Contrast to your Watercolor Paintings

By Dan in Art Tutorials > Video Tutorials

In today’s video, Linda Baker takes us through the same steps she uses when evaluating her paintings for clarity and contrast. In this particular case, she has decided that the pine cones in her painting are too similar, visually, to the background.

To fix the problem, Linda mixes a dark yet colorful glaze, and adjusts her composition slightly to create a bit more contrast and finish up her painting:

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