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Watercolor Paint – One Thing You’ve got to Know

October 4, 2017 2 Comments

Today we are going to be looking at watercolor paint with a bit more of a focused view and discussing one important aspect you absolutely have to know when using it.   So let’s jump into this shall we … LET’S REVIEW Last time we looked at some exercises to help improve your skills at watercolor – I’ll link that…

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My Best Watercolor Palette Set Up

September 27, 2017 8 Comments

Since this coming week was my birthday, I decided to purchase my very own porcelain watercolor palette. Now I’m going to show you all the ins and out of how I go about watercolor palette set up with my very first porcelain watercolor palette!  YEAH!    Hope your ready to get into this – cause I am…   STEP ONE:  CLEAN…

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The Day I Decided to FAIL

September 12, 2017 2 Comments

TODAY I WANT TO TALK ABOUT THE DAY I DECIDED TO FAIL… Yep, you heard me right, I’m going to purposefully set myself up for failure today…  Well, I guess let’s go ahead and get started… In today’s post – I will be setting up 5 criteria that are usually associated with failure.  These include… WRONG PAPER – I will…

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How is Watercolor Paper Different From Other Paper?

September 4, 2017 7 Comments

THE MOST COMMON MISTAKE… Probably the most common (yet easily fixed) mistake beginner’s make with watercolor is using the wrong paper.   I mean paper is paper right?  Well, if you think that – then you’re sadly wrong and your painting will suffer.  Not to mention your level of frustrations will soar.   I find this thought process slightly humorous.…

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Learning to Heal

August 23, 2017 36 Comments

WHERE HAVE I BEEN… I’m sure you’ve noticed it’s been a while since I last spoke to you. After my last video in July – I knew I needed to take a bit of a break from the online realm and just work on the tasks before me as well as myself. At the time, I thought just a short…

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Learn to Paint Watercolor Poppies

July 28, 2017 2 Comments

IT’S FINALLY HERE… For years I’ve been dreaming on setting up my own online school for art and finally it’s here!  And to celebrate, I’m offering a $10 DISCOUNT to my first course HOW TO PAINT WATERCOLOR POPPIES. CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE COURSE!!!! Learn to Paint Watercolor Poppies was last modified: February 28th, 2018…

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Stay in the Know – Weekly Newsletter

July 28, 2017 2 Comments

  Hello there! So you want to be in the know. Well, just by signing up you will not only get in on the latest from Misfitland – but also receive extra tips AND an extra 10% off Etsy coupon!   Just follow the steps below! Step 1) Sign up below: [convertkit form=4941928]  Step 2: Check your email and verify your…

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How to Paint the Perfect Flat Wash (Tip#07)

May 17, 2017 2 Comments

READ BELOW FOR MORE INFO When I was first learning watercolor, the most difficult wash to achieve for me was a super sleek flat wash (or a layer of color that was solid from start to finish.)  Now, after some years of experience under my belt, I’ve learned the ways of painting the perfect flat wash every time – and…