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#103 White Walls? Paint it! (Watercolor Cityscape Tutorial)
In the previous episode #102, we were sketching Portugal, leaving the walls white. Let's stay in Portugal for another week (I love this country!) and sketch another street with white walls again. But this time... we'll paint everything! No white walls! Daniel Smith watercolor paints on Arches Rough 300 gsm paper, 15 x 11 inches.
#83 Painting the Sky in Ten Minutes! (Watercolor Landscape Skyscape Tutorial)
Clouds and the sky always occupy a significant part of any landscape. It doesn’t matter what you create: city landscape, mountains, ocean - it is the sky that sets the mood. Today we create a quick sketch of the sky. Daniel Smith watercolor paints on Arches paper, 15 x 11 inches.
#105 Breaking Bad, or Starting with Shadows (Watercolor Portrait Tutorial)
This is a fast portrait indeed - only 10 minutes. To get to the finish lines, we have to change all the rules by painting in one layer and starting with the shadows, leaving the light until last. Well, if we would have time for it at all... Daniel Smith watercolor paints on Saunders Waterford 300 gsm Rough paper, 22 x 15 inches.
#84 Green Trees (Watercolor Landscape Tutorial)
How to create trees or a forest in a few minutes? How to make them lively and convincing without spending a lot of time drawing all the details? Let's do it together using these materials: Sketchbook 100% cotton 48 pages Calligraphy Brush Rat Liner Brush Daniel Smith watercolor paints on Arches paper
#104 One Does Not Simply Walk Past An Umbrella (Watercolor Cityscape Tutorial)
Few watercolor artists can simply walk past umbrellas. I couldn't resist. After Portugal and Italy, it's about time we return to Montreal and at the same time find out - why exactly 15 minutes? Daniel Smith watercolor paint on Saunders Waterford 300 gsm Rough paper, 15 x 11 inches.
#81 My Hometown: Painting Place Jacques-Cartier, Montreal (Watercolor Cityscape Tutorial)
Because of the certain virus, today we are not going anywhere. We will sketch Place Jacques-Cartier, the central square in Vieux Montreal, the historic part of my hometown! Fast watercolor sketching using: 1. Escoda Reserva Travel brushes #6 and #10 2. My 100% cotton Sketchbook 3. Eco-Palette and for sure pigments from Daniel Smith
#110 Sunny Street in Mexico (Watercolor Cityscape Tutorial)
Today I will show you the set that is always in my backpack. The best set for sketching. I couldn't show you this set before as it existed only in one copy. But now you can find an order the Ultimate Sketching Set on my website. We made only 100 sets like that from rough brown genuine leather. Today we are heading to Mexico, where we will make a quick sunny sketch, while not leaving my studio. In my new Saunders Waterford Watercolor Sketchbook :) Daniel Smith watercolor paints in Saunders Waterford 300 gsm Cold Press Watercolor Sketchbook
#97 Portrait in Perylene Violet (Watercolor Portrait Tutorial)
Perylene Violet is another color that is among the three of my most used and favorite. Today we will make a simple portrait, and we will use the basis of all the mixes. Thanks to Daniel Smith, which created such a rich and complex shade. Without this color, my palette would be completely different... You can find Eco-Palette and other art supplies on my website. Thank you for watching! Daniel Smith watercolor paints on Arches paper, 22 x 15 inches.
#59 Night in Caudete (Watercolor Cityscape Tutorial)
Halloween is coming - but I'm not at all a fan of horror stories and nightmares. But a holiday is a holiday! Therefore, today is a night landscape. This is a cozy city in Spain - Caudete, where I was a few weeks ago. Michael Solovyev. Night in Caudete. 15 x 11 inch, 2019. Daniel Smith watercolor paints on Arches paper.
#112 Outdoor Sketching: Collège Sainte-Anne, Lachine, QC (Plein Air Watercolor Cityscape Tutorial)
It was a very cold day (only 2 degrees Celsius), but this is one of the very last chances to go outside for a plein air session! Especially since today's object is my son's school, and I hope he will be happy with my sketch! However, because my fingers got cold, it was a rather short 6-minute sketch. Daniel Smith watercolor paints on Saunders Waterford 300 gsm Cold Press Paper Sketchbook (my favorite :))
#79 My Hometown: Laval After Sunset (Watercolor Landscape Tutorial)
I change the rules. This time no background music or video editing. This is almost a streaming video, only a few adjustments plus a few of my comments. The original photo was taken by my wife Oxana three weeks ago when we returned from my workshop in Laval. Michael Solovyev Laval after Sunset 15 x 11 inches, Daniel Smith watercolor paints on Arches Rough paper