Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Gurney Journey: Easel-Mounted Diffuser

Gurney Journey: Easel-Mounted Diffuser: Getting the best light on your artwork while sketching outdoors makes a huge difference for seeing color. Ideally you want soft, diffused...

Gurney Journey: Your DIY Watercolor Pochades

Gurney Journey: Your DIY Watercolor Pochades: Mike Aspengren says: "I hope you share the construction plans for your watercolor sketchbook pochade contraption. I've already ord...

Gurney Journey: A. L. Garcia Fights the Crowds

Gurney Journey: A. L. Garcia Fights the Crowds: Contemporary realist Antonio L√≥pez Garcia (b. 1936) paints everything from direct observation. He works on large canvases, and he is a patie...

Gurney Journey: Pocket Easel or Monopod

Gurney Journey: Pocket Easel or Monopod: The pocket easel or monopod is a clever lightweight solution for the watercolor painter or sketch-group artist who wants something more por...

Gurney Journey: Plein Air Tip: Go Vertical

Gurney Journey: Plein Air Tip: Go Vertical: Here's a helpful tip when you're painting outdoors. Try to arrange the angle of the painting surface to be: 1. Vertical (or perpe...