Tree Practice – Watercolor

treepracticeLately I’ve been trying to improve my trees – the branches mainly and in my previous post, I sought some advice. As you can see from the picture above, there is an improvement in the branches compared to the previous post. So here are my acknowledgements…

Snaps to Carol from Carol’s Creative Papers – She gave advice on where to hold the brush – at the tip to get small branches and further down to get thicker ones. I held my brush down lower so that I had more control and hopefully you can see that my branches are not as choppy and blend together better. I used two different sized round brushes which aren’t marked with a number and a #6 rigger. Thanks again Carol. Also…. Continue reading

Abstract Branch Watercolor – Before & After


This is a watercolor that’s been digitally enhanced for texture and smoothness. The original painting is an entire mosaic type tree but I didn’t like it so I took a section and worked on that. Below is the original Continue reading

Winter Trees – Watercolor – Painted from Photo

wintertreesscaledThis painting was taken from a photo from Lyndylu from Paint my Photo.

Below is the original photo. Continue reading