Critique Center

In this area, I display some of my critiques with suggestions for my students' homework. New videos will be updated when they are available. Sign up to my email newsletter today to be informed of the latest updates.

How to use a big flat brush to remove unwanted textures in watercolor

Large brush and textures

Final touch-up solutions with a large brush.

How to turn a texture into a painting with lifting-off and light wash

Gradient wash enhances the focal point

Reduce Value contrast to lessen attention.

How to enhance the focal point with value contrast

Value Contrast and the Focal Point

Use value contrast to enhance the focal point.

How to create distance with values

Lifting creates distance and space

Lifting-off to light up the foreground to create distance.

How to stand out the main object with value contrast

Think values when you think color

Think value contrast not hue.

How to turn a texture into a painting with lifting-off and light wash

Turn a texture into a painting

Value contrast help to turn a texture into a painting.

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