Water Painting Hidden Facts
5 facts about watercolours
We love watercolours! And how about you? Here are 5 interesting facts about watercolours!
Watercolours were first created in…China
They appeared in China shortly after paper was invented. Watercolours soon became popular in Japan as well.
most famous watercolours in the world
One of the most famous watercolours in the world is Young Hare (1502), by the famous Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer.
The masters of the watercolour technique
The masters of the watercolour technique did not always strive for lightness and a certain ‘diffuseness’ when working with watercolours.
traditional old watercolour recipes is honey
One of the ingredients of the traditional old watercolour recipes is honey! It is the honey that makes the watercolours soft and allows them to stay
What is unique about watercolor painting?
Watercolor paintings are considered a unique way to
creatively represent dreams, illusions, emotions, and bright feelings using water-soluble pigments
Who invented water painting?
Paul Sandby (1730-1809), Thomas Girtin (1775-1802), who pioneered watercolor's use in large format landscape painting, and J. M. W.