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David Meldrum figure painting Nude Watercolour

Bringing Arches watercolour paper down to size

I recently bought Arches watercolour paper. Each time I try to paint on it I get cramp, I find it almost impossible to relax. Why? Because I have such a respect for the beautiful 300g rough cotton paper. I finally worked out the solution to my problem, I simply chop up the paper into smaller pieces and in doing so I make the paper less precious. Now I am not afraid to make mistakes, now I can experiment and learn. You wouldn’t believe what a relief this is to me. I’m just another artist with mental problems!

Watercolour nude by David Meldrum
A4 Nude on Arches 300g rough paper. 

By meldrum

My name is David Meldrum. I am an Artist who loves watercolour.

2 replies on “Bringing Arches watercolour paper down to size”

Oh my good, I would like to lost respect to my Arches the way you do. Congratulations really good job.

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