Improve Your Watercolor with Chinese Techniques with Lian Quan Zhen

Join and artist Lian Quan Zhen as he shows you how to introduce Chinese painting techniques into your watercolors so you can loosen up and paint more freely. Using only watercolor brushes, paints and paper, Lian explains how to use the materials to bring in the strokes and style of Chinese brush painting. After painting a few small studies designed to get you comfortable with the techniques of spraying, blowing, spattering, finger painting and using your brush in new ways, Lian moves on to paint a pair of ducks in a sunset-filled pond combining traditional and Chinese watercolor techniques. By the end of this video you’ll have be able to create beautiful, spontaneous pictures and, most of all, to have fun while you’re painting.

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9 Replies to “Improve Your Watercolor with Chinese Techniques with Lian Quan Zhen”

  1. Thanks for sharing. I likd your painting style. Hope to see you more on video.

  2. Some fun ways to ease into a painting and thanks for all the great techniques.

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