Watercolor Mediums - Priming and Surface Preparation

Daniel Smith Watercolor Ground
Daniel Smith Watercolor Ground

Why should watercolor painting be limited to paper? Daniel Smith Watercolor Ground enables you to use watercolors on canvas, other fabrics, wood, plaster, and hardboard, and even metal, plastic, and glass. Brush it on and let it dry to create an ideal, absorbent surface on virtually any material.

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Holbein Multi Sizing Liquid
Holbein Multi Sizing Liquid

Holbein Multi Sizing Liquid is an artist-grade sizing liquid used to reduce the absorbency of paper. Dilute it with warm water and apply with a broad brush.

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QoR Watercolor Grounds
QoR Watercolor Grounds

Like QoR Modern Watercolors, these grounds combine the best of tradition with the latest technical advances, resulting in remarkable quality and performance.

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Schmincke Aqua Primers
Schmincke Aqua Primers

Priming with these products transforms supports not usually used for watercolor, such as canvas, painting boards, and wood, into suitable grounds for watercolor painting. Available in coarse and fine textures.

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Susan Scheewe Wax Resist Sticks
Susan Scheewe Wax Resist Sticks

Susan Scheewe Wax Resist Sticks are a versatile tool for watercolor artists who want to retain the background color (or underpainting details) of a watercolor painting. They also are ideal for creating shapes or patterns, and for adding special effects such as sunlight, water, texture — even words.

Price: $4.09
 
Winsor & Newton Lifting Preparation
Winsor & Newton Lifting Preparation

Apply the medium directly to paper and allow it to dry before painting. The preparation then allows dry washes, including staining colors, to be more easily lifted from paper with a wet brush. Ideal for making corrections.

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