browsing archive: talens

DETAIL: Into the woods with books| Watercolour by Crisel Eslao

Into the Woods

When I was in art school, we were taught watercolour. All the basics from choosing & stretching your watercolour paper to using salt to add texture. I would buy those big watercolour papers and manually prime and cut them to size. I remember standing in front of a fan waiting for the paper to stretch and dry. But since that year I haven’t touched the medium. I make digital “watercolour” illustrations with a graphic tablet and Photoshop but actual watercolour, not at all, not even when I went to fashion school.
Read More