Tag: Watercolor

Watercolor Lettering that Brings Your Words to Life

Show me a cool hand lettering technique that’s easy, looks amazing, and has lots of applications, and I’m all over it. Currently, I’m all over Danielle Donaldson’s amazing watercolor lettering technique that she shows in her video Watercolor Words, part of our Whimsical Watercolor Digital Collection. This beautiful, loose, dreamy, artful method of painting words is…

Handmade Watercolor: A Backstage Pass with Jennifer Pfeiffer

For watercolor artist—and watercolor creator—Jennifer Pfeiffer, art has always been about color: rich reds, dazzling blues, and sun-kissed yellows. She loves not only using color, but also creating color. Now she gets her color fix by making and selling handmade watercolors. Pfeiffer’s color infatuation began when she was a glass blower, watching dry pigments bloom into…

Watercolor and More with Gina Lee Kim

Editor’s Note: This is going to be a fun week on the Cloth Paper Scissors blog. Why? Because it’s Gina Lee Kim Week! Gina is a talented watercolorist and mixed-media artist, and we have several things in store for you featuring her work. Today, we’re kicking off with a few of her techniques for watercolor…

5 Tips for Artists with Jean Haines

If watercolor is part of your mixed-media repertoire—or you’d like it to be—I would love to introduce you to Jean Haines. This UK-based artist and author has tons of fantastic watercolor techniques to share with you, including warm-up exercises, color mixing, creating with mindfulness, plus tips for painting gorgeous flowers, animals, and more. In this…

Watercolor Wonder: Taking Your Art on the Road

Clothes? Check. Makeup bag? Check. Art supplies? Check. I may not always remember my toothbrush, but I never leave home without an art project. Almost every trip I have taken in the last 20 years has included a paint palette, a cluster of brushes, and watercolor paper in my bag. For the first decade of…

Fun with Watercolor: Resist Effects

Watercolor has always intrigued me, and much more so since being introduced to Gina Lee Kim’s colorful work. Her artwork is approachable and the colors are always bright and inviting. Gina’s Fun with Watercolor series of videos has it all. I decided to check out Fun with Watercolor: Resist Effects, and I’m glad I did.…

Mixed-Media Watercolor: Believe the Hype!

I’m not one for jumping on a trend just because it’s popular, but the mixed-media watercolor trend lives up to the hype. The effects are incredible. No matter where you are in your watercolor practice, from never-touched-it to do-it-every-day, there’s an artist I’d like you to meet: Danielle Donaldson. Let me tell you why you…

Rae Missigman's Paint, Stencil, Stitch Kit

Mark Making with Printing Plates

Rae Missigman has a new kit, and it’s perfect for all your mixed-media creations! Rae Missigman’s Paint, Stencil, Stitch Kit includes her four new videos, four Art Lessons, plus her Boxy Blooms Stamp Set and three of her stencils from StencilGirl Products! Here’s Rae to tell you about a fun technique for printing and creating…