• Gouache

    What Kind of Paper for Gouache?

    Do you want to try gouache but are wondering if you need special paper to get great results? Most mediums have their own special requirements when it comes to paper, but gouache is about as easy going as it gets.

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    Choosing a Reference Photo for Gouache Landscapes

    Working from a reference photo is a great way to practice capturing a landscape in gouache. You can work from the comfort of your home and take your time without worrying about changing light or moving subjects. To give yourself the best chance of success, there are a few things you might find helpful to look for in a suitable reference photo.

  • Gouache

    10 Top Tips for Painting with Gouache

    Its no secret that I love gouache. Everything from its velvety matte finish to its stubborn refusal to stay wet longer than a few seconds delights me. I want everyone to give this quirky medium a go and these are my top tips for those getting started.