Tag Archives: Visual Art Exchange

Black Friday Print Sale- 20% off in my Etsy Shop

  Save 20% on fine art prints of watercolor paintings in my etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/RFoxWatercolors   Use coupon code BLACKFRIDAY for fantastic savings on Friday.  The coupon expires Saturday. Remember, if you are local to Raleigh I will refund your shipping charges if you pick-up the prints at my studio at Artspace (Studio 104) Ryan Fox PWS, WSNC www.rfoxphoto.com https://www.youtube.com/user/rfoxphoto… (more…)

Watercolor Workshop- September 18th. Mouth atomizing watercolor paintings

Mouth Atomizing Watercolor Workshop with Ryan Fox WSNC PWS September, 18th 1-8pm The mouth atomizer is a device that is used to spray watercolor paint, ink, or other liquids evenly over a surface. A traditional, non-aerosol way to apply paint, the mouth atomizer functions like an airbrush powered by your breath. The atomizing technique creates an atmospheric effect that is… (more…)

Poured watercolor- basic explanation

I have been posting a images online of the “poured watercolor” process. Most people have never heard of pouring watercolor and I have been flooded with questions. Here is a basic rundown:   1. Mask your whitest whites with masking fluid (liquid latex). 2. Wait for mask to dry. 3. Spray surface with water. 4. Pour/drip/squirt colors on top of… (more…)

Watercolor batik of Stonehenge ruins in UK- tutorial

My recent painting of Stonehenge was based on photographs I shot years ago while visiting the monument.  The original pictures were shot in the evening, but I was inspired to paint the ruins in a moonlit scene. I began by doing a sketch on top of the rice paper.  Since I paint with high contrast values, I make sure to… (more…)

2014 Georgia Watercolor Society XXXV National Exhibition

My 1/2 sheet painting “Kathmandu Street” was accepted in the 2014 Georgia Watercolor Society National Exhibition. This painting is an example of “poured watercolor”.   I masked the whitest whites of the piece and  poured watered-down solutions of reds,yellows, and blues on top of the surface.  Tilting the paper allows the colors to blend and flow in certain areas.  A spray… (more…)