The on-line class, Getting Started in Watercolor is, in large part, exercises to get to know and understand the magical formula of how much water on the paper means how much water and how much pigment on the brush. Its learning what you can accomplish with the different combinations.
In writing about a posted painting a current student, Penny Chapman, wrote:
- Repeated practice.
- Seeing what happens and making adjustments until you know (pretty much) what is going to happen.
- How much water?
- How much paint?
- What happens when …