Edge Control in Wet on Dry Watercolor

Here’s a demonstration of something I call I call ‘edge pulling’, which I feel is pretty much directly drawing with the brush. I often do this with a light pencil drawing as a guide, but you can also go right in with the color, as I’ve done with much of the work in my third book “Direct Watercolor”. Enjoy! ~Marc

I might use this approach for a sketch onto dry paper, when I’m drawing on location, or, in a life drawing class.

But it’s also how I’d develop shadows on top of lighter washes of in more complex (studio) work.

Hope you find this interesting, and thanks for watching! ~m


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