SITES WITH DEMOS AND TIPS

WetCanvas!

You will find here a forum, a lots of demos and helpful people. A site about watercolour, acrylics, sculpture and all kind of arts. A good place to hang about.

All the Watercolours demos of WetCanvas.

All the Drawing Demos of WetCanvas.

All the Pastels Demos of WetCanvas.

All the Landscapes Demos of WetCanvas.

All the Teacher's Lessons at WetCanvas.

How to stage your Still Life Painting.

At laBarbouille, you will find a lot of demos too.

Check out the french FAQ for watercolour, on my site.

École des Arts, a whole class of watercolour lessons, drawing lessons, acrylics and gouache.

Painting at About.com

 

John LovettJohn Lovett

 

 

 

 

Watercolor Passion

 

Ellen Fountain tips

 

 

 

World of Watercolour online

Peter Saw tips

Basic painting and drawing principles and techniques

The Animation learner's site: a very good introduction to figure drawing.

Rebecca Alzofon's Studio

ART-WOW (free and paying workshops)

L'Art et ses Amis (french art school, a few lessons are online)

L'Aquarelliste (tips, artists etc, french)

Nita Leland (tips)

Artist's Magazine

 

Redoute's watercolour roses

If you want to paint flowers, you must see Redouté's watercolour roses

You will find there 169 species of roses, some of which in a large size for your delight.

 

 

 

Watercolor/Pencil Animals by Lynn Bean

 

KNOWLEDGE SITES

Handprint: a must for technical knowledge of the watercolour media.

Tips about color

Virtual Encyclopedia of Arts and Culture (the answer to all your questions about art theories)

Art Quiz

 

FOR KIDS

ArtKids

WebMomes (in french, art explained simply and lively to kids)

Artsonia (online students' art museum showcasing artwork from around the world)

Colorions d'après (in french, coloring pictures of famous artists)

Sanford Create Art (activities, techniques and inspiration)

 

CHINESE AND JAPANESE PAINTING LINKS

Artistic Character and Techniques

Chinese Artists

Learning Chinese Painting Step by Step

Database of a lot (really a lot) of Asian artists

Sumi-e Gallery

The ancient art of japanese marbling

L'atelier de Peinture Chinoise

 

SUPPLIES ONLINE:

Ken Bromley (UK)

Jackson's Art Supplies (UK)

Heaton Cooper (UK)

Cheap Joe's Art Stuff (US)

Artpaper (US)

Boesner (FR)

DickBlick (US)

Le Géant (FR)

Le Géant (UK)