Going for the Glow


Artwork: White Nights Watercolours and Holbein White Gouache on a Hahnemühle Cold Press Watercolor Postcard. Reference photo courtesy of swampcat1943 on Pixabay. When I first started using watercolor what attracted me was the glow that you could get with it. I knew the tricks of contrast and value that could help me get it butContinue reading “Going for the Glow”

REVIEW: White Nights Pastel Watercolors – Part 2


Yesterday, in Part 1 of this review, I discussed the White Nights Pastel Watercolours in general. Today, I’m going to show you what happened when I tried to draw over the paint with technical pen. My first thought when I saw these colors is that they would be fabulous to use as backgrounds for technical penContinue reading “REVIEW: White Nights Pastel Watercolors – Part 2”

REVIEW: White Nights Pastel Watercolors – Part 1


My first brand of serious watercolor was a set of Yarka St Petersburg pan paints. They are also sold under the name of White Nights. They are a professional grade, though on the lower end of professional*, very nicely priced (for professional). Recently, they came out with a set of six, new pastel colors. *NotContinue reading “REVIEW: White Nights Pastel Watercolors – Part 1”