Watercolor Painting & Figure Painting

Watercolor painting

Watercolor or watercolour, also aquarelle from French, is a painting method. A watercolor is the medium or the resulting artwork, in which the paints are made of pigments suspended in a water soluble vehicle. The traditional and most common support for watercolor paintings is paper; other supports include papyrus, bark papers, plastics, vellum or leather, fabric, wood, and canvas. Watercolors are one of the easiest ways to create a background in minutes.

Figure painting

A figure painting refer to a work of visual art in any of the painting media such as oil painting, acrylic, pastel and watercolor painting with the subject of the human figure, whether clothed or unclothed and also the act or art of depicting the human figure.The human figure has been one of the important subjects of painting, and has been reinterpreted by painters in various styles throughout history. A portrait painting is also a figure painting that focuses on the creation of a likeness of a particular individual. for many figure painters, anatomy is very important but for some artists isn’t. In fact some painters try to show emotion and mood in their figure paintings