The following is the first of a series of lessons for beginners in watercolor, which I am presenting to a class at Butterfly Gallery in Dripping Springs, TX, Feb 14-March 14, 2015. I am posting these for the benefit of my students, and for anyone else interesting in learning watercolor painting.
Materials: 1/4 sheet of watercolor paper, drawing board, masking tape, your largest brush, a blue paint, a yellow paint, and a brown paint and water. (I used Pthalo blue, Cadmium yellow, and burnt umber). You will also need something to scrape with. This can be the side of an eraser, an old credit card, a palette knife, or even a kitchen spatula.