The Other How-to

Generating and refining a concept for a painting, tools and strategies for design, planning and evaluating work-in-progress.

Painless Watercolor Planning, Part 2: Choose & Refine Your Painting Concept

Painless Watercolor Planning, Part 2: Choose & Refine Your Painting Concept

This article is the fifth in a series about creating paintings with more emotion, power and personal meaning. Here are links to the first four: Is My Painting Done? Are You a “Photocopier”? There’s a Better Way The Lazy Way to Build Painting Confidence Painless Watercolor Planning, Part 1: Exploratory Drawing I’ve broken up my…