Transforming a Photo Into a Watercolor Painting

Watercolor Painting

Watercolor is one of the most difficult painting techniques. Watercolor paintings are beautiful, airy, and light. This technique uses special watercolor paint which produces strokes without relief. The blurry appearance of strokes is achieved by painting on wet paper. The quality of the paper affects how the watercolor paint is absorbed and when it dries. When drawing on wet paper it's not necessary to use a brush. You can use a pencil or crayon whose pigment is soluble in water. This technique is called watercolor pencil.

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Watercolor Painting From Photo
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The Painting tab contains the parameters for converting a photo into a watercolor painting.

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