Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 320+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 28000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at £9.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade Now for £9.99 Learn more
This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
GB
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the United Kingdom version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

Watercolour basics and beyond

Part 9: How to mix a variety of greens on your paper, with David Webb

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Build colour-mixing confidence

How to mix colour on the paper

Paint natural textures in watercolour

Summer Light in the Ariege , watercolour on 200lb (425gsm) Saunders Waterford NOT watercolour paper, 10x14in. (25x35cm)

The colour green occurs everywhere in nature. Looking out of my window as I type, I would say that about 60 to 70 per cent of what I see comprises various hues of green – and that’s just an average back garden. You would think then that mixing a family of colours as common as this would be a relatively easy task? Well, strangely, no. Greens actually cause more problems among artists than any other range of colours.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Leisure Painter - Aug-18
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Digital Issue
Aug-18
£4.99
This issue and other back issues are not included in a new Leisure Painter subscription. Subscriptions include the latest regular issue and new issues released during your subscription.
Annual Digital Subscription
Only £ 2.31 per issue
SAVE
54%
£29.99
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only £ 2.76 per issue
SAVE
40%
£2.99

View Issues

About Leisure Painter

Welcome to the August issue of Leisure Painter. Aimed at beginners and amateur painters, this month's issue is packed with practical advice, demonstrations, tutorials and tips and techniques for drawing and painting your favourite subjects, from materials and colours to the techniques and ideas you need to produce beautiful paintings. Learn how to loosen up your style as you use outdoor techniques for painting at home, or how to transform a dull photograph into a vibrant sunset scene. Understand the value of edges in your work, how to inject life and character into your drawings and paintings of cats, and be inspired to paint summer-themed still lifes. There's a beginner's introduction to Brusho as well as demonstrations in watercolour, acrylics, water-mixable oils and oils.