Basic watercolor painting method – flat coating



After the use of water soluble pigment drops to the paper, it will be due to gravity flow, pigments (color particle) and the subsequent spread evenly. Then the paper-based inclined to a certain angle, water slowly flow process in pen, canvas of the convex part of the aggregation of pigment particles, and tilted angle, than the flat surface of the paper, are more likely to exhibit more beautiful and vivid texture.

Transparent Watercolor, the essentials of the skill is, adjust the water content of control flow and morphology of paint. Paint drying, it will form a beautiful texture, this part in the later painting process is unable to modify the. Can’t change brought about by the tense atmosphere, and draw the fresh feeling, which is transparent watercolor charm.

Paper is afraid of water is an indisputable fact. So, we cannot buy the so-called general “the paper”, but to choose special “watercolor” watercolor paper after special treatment, fiber surface is strong, durable, is not easy because of the repeated wash paint, painting and rupture, pilling, so transport pen feeling and effect, with ordinary paper distinct.

In addition, the quality and brand of paper fiber has a direct relationship, which can be used as a basis for the selection of the paper.

The flat coating method is the basic method that can make the color fine. The following steps are as follows.

1.flat paint

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

Imagine the pigment from the pen to the paper when the moving track ‘slowly moving pen.

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

In order to change the concentration of pigments, uniformly stable line.

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

In the same line of speed and stability.

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

In the flat on the paper on the color, the pigment will be divided into small areas to the location of the water less.

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

After drying, the water the canvas will deformation drum out. Coloring area is larger, the ups and downs of paper more serious, when dry even stigmatization.

2. colour tilted 15 degrees

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

Drawing pad under some books on tilt.

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

The line in the process of slowly drives the pigment, the pigment spots disappear.

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

After a certain angle, it can be evenly coated with a larger area.

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

The paper has little inclination, the pigment flows slowly, and from the area of the pigment, it is deposited on the paper.

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

After drying, the weight of dye aninfluence on paper flow and infiltration, resulting in the separation and the formation of beautiful texture.

3. colour tilted 30 degrees

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

When the inclination is increased, the same amount of pigment is applied to the 15 degree of inclination.

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

Fast drive pigment, under the area left the pigment.

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

When the brush back and forth not painted, painted in one direction.

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

After the rapid lead paint, the area under the paint.

Basic watercolor painting method - flat coating

After drying, this is the state of the pigment flow.

If you use the easel and support up to paint, then the water is not too much, as far as possible to increase the concentration of the pigment.

To avoid the flow of paint when painting.

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