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Watercolor Has An Unpredictable Character That Lets Me Create Expressive Animal Paintings
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Art, Illustration6 years ago

Watercolor Has An Unpredictable Character That Lets Me Create Expressive Animal Paintings

When I was a little boy, I lived in the countryside in a modest little family. My parents did not have enough money to buy me fancy toys. As compensation, my mother gave me a drawing book and a set of markers. From that very moment, I’ve spent most of my time sketching and perfecting drawing techniques instead of playing. For me, a piece of paper is a playground that could be filled with anything. I have the freedom to build my imagination, and I know from the very beginning that I have found my joy of life. Since I was in kindergarten until high school, I continued to harness my skill autodidactically. I was challenged to use various mediums, such as pencils, crayons, and oil. Until one day, I discovered the watercolor paint, which has specific difficulty on its own that caught my heart.

Doing watercolor paintings I don’t really give too much attention to the rules and techniques. What I do is understanding the character of the watercolor, the paper, and the water itself. Watercolor drawings have a wet, expressive, and unpredictable character. For instance, if I want to make an expressive and colorful painting, I’ll be using wet on wet technique a lot, letting the water run freely on the paper and playing with splashes. The result sometimes doesn’t meet the plan, but that is exactly the beauty of this unique art. When we reach the understanding of watercolor, we can easily conquer it.

The next thing needed is an inspiration for these beautiful drawings. Inspiration can come from everywhere. For me, especially, nature provides unfathomable inspirations. The living of creatures and adorable animals in the wild never fails to excite me the most. On the other side, I’m an emotional and touchy person. I fall in love facilely for beautiful things. I’m quickly shed tears when I read a sad novel or watch the sorrowful event in real life or even fiction. Those things motivate me to create watercolor paintings that contain stories about life in the manner of metaphors. So I turn an ordinary animal picture into imaginative illustration.

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Last kiss

Rest in peace

Have a nice dream

Lovely spring

Deers

Taken

Love goes on

Timescape

Autumn

Lonely

Lay me by your side

See you in heaven

Big Surprise

Burning sky

Ma boy

Memories

Shower

Spring

Reflected in the blue sky

Funeral

Leo

Forest

Peace

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PriyankaJatan
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6 years ago

Wow. These are just so beautiful. You are just extremely talented!

MadaDe
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6 years ago

Extremely is the best word that one shall use to describe that artwork!

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JoyceLangson
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6 years ago

Absolutely awesome,such talent!

KatrinaGreen
Community Member
6 years ago

As a fellow watercolor lover, I say that your paintings are mystical and enchanting. I love the seasons ones and how you used color. <3

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PriyankaJatan
Community Member
6 years ago

Wow. These are just so beautiful. You are just extremely talented!

MadaDe
Community Member
6 years ago

Extremely is the best word that one shall use to describe that artwork!

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JoyceLangson
Community Member
6 years ago

Absolutely awesome,such talent!

KatrinaGreen
Community Member
6 years ago

As a fellow watercolor lover, I say that your paintings are mystical and enchanting. I love the seasons ones and how you used color. <3

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