Watercolors on Paper by Bruce Neville
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Watercolor is one of the most misunderstood mediums. Either people think it’s “too difficult” and “unforgiving”, or they think it’s a lightweight medium only suitable for studies and mediocre Sunday painters. The truth is, it’s just another medium with it’s own fortes and foibles. The advantages of watercolor is it’s calligraphic immediacy, luminous color when used well, it’s unpredictability, and it’s relative speed when compared with other mediums. Disadvantages include a longer initial learning curve, a lack of texture, and the inconvenience of wholesale editing. Compositionally, and in terms of color, pictures need to be a bit more pre-planned to some extent. My opinion!

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