|DAY 321||ART 101|
“What a splendid thing watercolour is to express atmosphere and distance, so that the figure is surrounded by air and can breathe in it, as it were.” —Vincent van Gogh40
Van Gogh had it right—the airy and atmospheric qualities of watercolor set it apart from all other painting media. Made up of pigment suspended in a binder of gum arabic, watercolor is a fluid medium that requires quite a bit of practice to master. (And even once you’ve learned to control the moisture, be open for a bit of spontaneity!) However, if you devote enough time to this medium, you’ll understand why ...