I meet lots of learner who can’t wait to get started with painting which is fantastic. Often they embark on elaborate artworks for the first time and then find themselves disappointed with the results. Why? Often because they have not grasped a few basics first. I will share some things you should learn before you embark on painting:
Before you start painting it is useful to consider the different paint types and the characteristics of each. If you are complete beginner, here is a summary of each type of paint and their key features:
Watercolour is a challenging medium for beginners but that shouldn’t put you off trying it. If you make a mistake in watercolour, it usually means starting a new painting unlike other mediums such as oil and acrylic where you can paint over the paint underneath and make adjustments.