Have you ever wanted an easy way to scale up a sketch? Or to figure out what size rectangle to draw for a small planning study for a quarter-sheet or half-sheet of watercolor paper? Here’s a simple trick that only requires a straightedge (or a piece of string will do!).
once you start painting quarter-sheet or larger, or getting the paper really saturated, stretching your paper makes your life sooooo much easier! This video shows my preferred method, stretching on the same stretcher bars used for canvas, and an alternate method for those who have difficulty operating a staple gun.
Ever wish you could print out a photo in larger sizes to transfer to your watercolor paper without making a trip to the copy shop? This video shows you how to use Adobe Acrobat Reader (free software which most people already have for reading PDFs) to print out large images on multiple sheets of letter-size paper.