Watercolor Painting

Supplies

With hundreds of pencils, pens, pastels, acrylics and paints on offer, not to mention the different types of paper and brushes to choose from, here are a few tips to get your child started in the world of art.

Drawing

Sunday, 4 May, 2008, 12:00am

Pure - Photographic Painting a la Baroque

Julian Lee prints his photographs of Baroque paintings on watercolour paper to create a dialogue between the two media. A Le French May event. Opens today. Daily, 10.30am-10pm, Page One, 9/F, Times Square, 1 Matheson St, Causeway Bay, free. Inquiries: www.julianlee.f4w.net Ends May 20

4 May 2007 - 12:00am

Colours

Colours

Asia Fine Art

Reviewed: Feb 9

It's worth searching out this out-of-the-way Wan Chai gallery for the exhibition of works by Myanmar artists. With their vibrant colours, the paintings depict the beauty of Rangoon and the rest of the country.

13 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Painter's new palette can bring out the artist in everyone

Every three years or so I scrounge a copy of the latest version of Corel's Painter application and give it a go, expecting it to make me into a brilliant artist in 10 minutes.

And every three years I am disappointed. After all, there are painting applications out there such as Studio Artist that do make me look like a genius after 10 minutes of use.

23 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Expert Advice

Q My father is fascinated by American history and I would like to commission a painting of his favourite battle scene. Does anyone still do this?

WHAT THE EXPERT SAYS:

Artist and lecturer Kay Smith has specialised in watercolour depictions of what she calls 'the American scene' since 1971.

15 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

The early bird

Brand.animals: American wildlife artist Judy Brand, who lives in Stanley, paints watercolour prints and paintings of animals as they appear in Nature and live among us. 11.30am-2.30pm and 3pm-8pm Monday-Saturday. The China Tee Club, 101 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street, Central. Tel: 2521 0233. Ends August 31.

14 Aug 2000 - 12:00am