Watercolor painting is an important factor to create the diversity of arts in our life. It plays an important role in both our material life and spiritual life. It is not deniable that we knew about watercolor painting from a very young age by an art subject at school. However, at that time, we only knew about the simple watercolors, color tray, brushes, and paper for painting, we do not know the watercolor well. So in this article, I will introduce to you more detail about how to choose well for each watercolor paint supply.
The necessary supplies for painting
Painting is a job that requires meticulousness and ingenuity of human. We can not rush to paint a picture as quickly as possible because this picture can be a terrible thing. To be more successful in watercolor painting, the important step we need to know is that we should know carefully about its supplies and how to choose them well. So generally, there are 4 essential supplies for watercolor painting that the beginner needs to know: paper, watercolor paint, brushes, and palette.
There are a lot of papers for the painters to choose on the market now. It can be difficult for users to select the appropriate paper for their need. So I will give you some useful information for watercolor paper here.
The watercolor paper is often divided into two main types: the quality artist paper and the quality student paper. Both of them have different prices as well as qualities. The quality artist can be only found in painting shops and it is more expensive than the quality student paper. However, the prominent advantage of it is that it is very durable over time because it has no acid. Otherwise, the quality student paper will be appropriate for the student and the beginner because its price is lower than the quality artist paper. However, it is not durable and the painting is not beautiful.
There are so many watercolor papers with many different colors for you to select. Each color will bring different effects and moods. Most of the watercolor papers are white and cream because it makes the paint more transparent and beautiful.
The watercolor paint also includes two main types: watercolor tube and watercolor pan. We should choose the best watercolor paint to have a good result. Each of them is different about the feature and function. Firstly, the watercolor tube is the most popular for use. It is liquid and placed in tubes. It is diverse and rich in colors and especially, it is very easy to use. So watercolor paint is appropriate for large drawings and painting at home.
Otherwise, the watercolor pan is flexible and easy to carry so it is appropriate for outdoor painting activities and a small painting. It is compressed into a solid form. Moreover, the watercolor pan is only available in specialized graphics stores.
The paintbrush is one of the most important supplies for painting. Why did I say that? Because the brush is a thing that helps us paint colors on paper. There are a lot of types and shapes of the brush. So it will depend on the details that you want to paint to choose the appropriate kinds and shapes of the brush.
The palette is an important supply for painting. Nowadays, there are a lot of palettes on the market with different kinds and be made of different materials. It is a supply for you to squeeze out and mix the watercolor paint on its surface.
I have already introduced to you some important supplies for watercolor painting. I hope you will get some useful information for your needs. With this information, wish you could be successful in your job.