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How to Paint Ocean

Learn how to paint ocean. Understand what makes waves. Follow simple steps to create your own seascape paintings. Then you can enjoy the beach at home anytime.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions painting artists may ask about paints, supplies, techniques and much more.

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How to Paint a Wave

Most seascape paintings include a transparent wave. Join the artist Carol May and learn how to paint a wave step by step with five easy steps for the beginner.

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Why do artists paint?

Fun Color a watercolor painting by artist Carol MayArtists paint to share what is in their heart.

We may paint to share the things around us. We may paint to record history. We may paint to share with others. We may paint for practice or to learn new skills.

Most of all we paint just for the sheer joy of painting!

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Happy New Year Everyone!

Joy a rose painting by artist Carol May

I have been working on doing more paintings of flowers.

Roses are one of my favorite flowers and this painting of oranges roses was such a "Joy" to do.

I wish everyone a wonderful 2020, may you find much joy in the New Year!

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Nature Painting of Bearded Iris

Nature Paintings by artist Carol May

One of my favorite pass-times is working in the garden, especially the flowers. I have been working on some flower paintings with oils.

Years ago I did an oil painting of three purple iris. I had two sisters at that time. Now there are only two of us. So I called this new painting "Two Sisters".

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Painting Daily by Carol May

Can painting daily really make you a better artist? You don’t have to paint perfect. Just paint more often. Regular painting will put your art into overdrive!

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Aquabord by Ampersand

Aquabord made by Ampersand is a great surface for creative watercolor paintings without the hassle of stretching paper, matting or framing your paintings.

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Watercolor Art Supplies

What watercolor art supplies do you need? What can you paint on? What’s the best watercolor paint, paper, brushes? Can you watercolor on canvas, plus more…

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Painting Watercolor Flowers

The most important thing about painting watercolor flowers is - watercolor is fun and exciting! Learn how to paint watercolor Iris, Poppies and Echinacea flowers.

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Hummingbird Art

What a joy painting hummingbird art of God's beautiful flying jewels. Hummingbirds pack so much color and personality. Their beauty shines in these paintings.

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Oil Painting for Beginners

Oil painting for beginners, start oil painting with an easy step-by-step tutorial. Paint a brilliant Oriole while you learn about oil paints and how to use them.

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