Tuesday Tips and Techniques: How to Create Subtle Reflections in Water

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Another great tip from Andy Evansen in his video, “Secrets of Painting Watercolor Outdoors.

When your working with water, a subtle reflection can make all the difference. Andy offers a great tip on how to create them organically. After you’ve laid in your water wash, go back in with a damp brush and pull out reflections below your future boats. This will create a soft edge and a subtle effect.


How to create subtle reflections in water in watercolor

For more great tips, check out “Secrets of Painting Watercolor Outdoors.”