3 Myths About Watercolour Painting DEBUNKED!

I’ve often heard (and used to believe) some myths about watercolour painting. Here are some I would like to share which I’ve learnt over time that are NOT TRUE. 


Myth 1: Watercolour is a difficult medium that is hard to control

Fact: Watercolour painting is about finding the right balance – as with life! It’s about discovering the right ratio of water and paint!

Myth 2: Watercolour is an ‘Unforgiving medium’

Fact: Watercolour paint can be ‘reactivated’ with water even after it dries! You can reuse your dried paint palette, so don’t throw or wash your dried paint away!

There is also avenue for corrections to be made, such as by diluting the paint or by painting over with a stronger pigment! 


Myth 3: I need black and which paint to paint things that are black and white! 

Fact: You don’t need to! With the right colour mix, you can paint black and white objects – with even greater depth and detail! 

Want to find out more?

Join me in the next online watercolour workshop I am conducting! 

Insects watercolour workshop

15 March 2022 (Tuesday), 10-11.30am
19 March 2022 (Saturday), 2-3.30pm 

(same session conducted twice)

Workshop is held online and conducted via Zoom. 

This is a great workshop to sign up for if you are looking for something creative to do with your kids during the March holidays! ... or something relaxing on the weekend!

Cost: S$65

Materials are not included, BUT
- you get a copy of the recording within a week after the workshop
- you get a PDF of the workshop notes
- you can have live feedback and ask me questions during the workshop!
- you can save some money if you already have materials on hand!
- you can buy a workshop kit at an affordable $30 if you do need it!

Registration closes 5 March 2022 (Saturday)
Do sign up soon to avoid disappointment!

Join with a buddy and get $10 off each of your spots! Use the discount code [WORKSHOPBUDDY] in your cart! 

Look forward seeing you there! 

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