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Along the Grand Canal II
Watercolor Painting Tutorial

by Jennifer Branch
Along the Grand Canal II Watercolor Painting tutorial
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Painting Tutorial Level

Advanced

Advanced

Beginner

Skill Building

NegativePainting
StrongDarks
GlazingWashes

Art Supplies


Paints

(M. Graham transparent watercolors)

Azo Yellow
Quinacridone Red
Quinacridone Gold
Pthalo Green
Pthalo Blue
Cobalt Blue
Burnt Sienna

Painting Demonstration 1

Along the Grand Canal II Watercolor Painting Lesson 1

First, I sketch out the painting. Keep it loose. Too much detail will spoil this painting but your perspective should be dead accurate.

Painting Demonstration 2

Along the Grand Canal II Watercolor Painting Lesson 2

I begin in the left distance since that'll be a blur. It helps me gauge how dark to paint under the columns

Painting Demonstration 3

Along the Grand Canal II Painting Tutorial 3

I rough in shadow areas, keeping the colors connecting and interesting.


Painting Demonstration 4

Along the Grand Canal II Painting Tutorial 4

The angle I'm working at.


Painting Demonstration 5

Along the Grand Canal II Painting Tutorial 5



Painting Demonstration 6

Along the Grand Canal II Watercolor Painting Tutorial 6

A few details, pulling in paint from the shadows and down into the water.


Painting Demonstration 7

Along the Grand Canal II Watercolor Painting Tutorial 7

I add a few more details, some of which will need to be blurred later to avoid distraction.

Along the Grand Canal II Watercolor Painting demonstration

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Along the Grand Canal II Final Watercolor Painting!



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