View Full Version : Secrets to Painting with Depth and Realism

02-12-2010, 12:54 PM
No matter what your painting style or skill level, you will be amazed at the new levels of dimension you can create in your watercolor paintings using Laurie Humble's 5 easy techniques—contrast, color saturation, perspective, detail and the unifying wash. Laurie begins her artistsnetwork.tv (http://artistsnetwork.tv) video workshop, Secrets in Watercolor: Depth & Realism (http://www.artistsnetwork.com/video_preview.aspx?id=14194), with an overview of composition and layering, then moves through a series of exercises that demonstrate each technique. Each of these techniques is designed to help you manipulate the picture plane to lead the eye around the painting and to your focal point.

Use this star exercise from Secrets in Watercolor: Depth & Realism (http://www.artistsnetwork.com/video_preview.aspx?id=14194) to layer your paints to see how they visually mix.

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