There are many ways to paint snow! Colour and light are key. On this page are two step by step video projects in watercolour and acrylic, each giving complete guidance on painting a snow scene from start to finish.
New to painting? As a little extra for the holiday season, when you purchase one Winterscapes project you will also receive reference videos to guide you through the basics of each medium for free! Each gives advice on what to buy, how to set up, and demos of the basic techniques to get you started.
Watercolour can be both precise and random, from detailed botanical painting to free flowing compositions relying on the nature of the water and pigment, and everything in between!
Acrylic is a heavy bodied, versatile, water based paint. It is fast drying, low odour, and comes in a wide range of colours, and can be mixed with a whole host of painting mediums, making it a popular choice for many artists.
Basics of watercolour -Techniques
New to watercolour? This reference video has lots of useful information, explaining and demonstrating watercolour paint from the very beginning. Suitable for beginners or anyone wanting to brush up on their techniques.
Winterscapes Acrylic – Sledging
A wintery snow scene of a favourite pastime! using acrylic paint, adding textures, incorporating figures in a semi abstract style.
Winterscapes Watercolour – Falling Snow
A lovely snow scene in watercolour, using reserving of white paper and a snowflake paint effect with a difference!
Acrylics colour mixing
An introduction to colour mixing using acrylic paint. Guidance on choosing colours and how to use then effectively. Suitable for beginners or anyone wanting to brush up on their techniques.
Basics of acrylic painting
Knowing where to start can be confusing! This reference video has lots of useful information, explaining and demonstrating acrylic paint from the very beginning. Suitable for beginners or anyone wanting to brush up on their acrylic techniques.
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