Lessons learned from Painting Spiderman

I finally finished this guy successfully. Painting Tom Holland was something I didn ‘t think would be too hard. I mean, he’s caucasian and I have done that before. Plus his face seemed to be easy enough. So I had set up myself for an “easy Sunday painting afternoon.” WRONG. I had a really hard…

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Painting Superheroes: Captain America and Wonderwoman in Watercolor

Last weekend, I painted superheroes. You know, Captain America from Civil war and Wonderwoman (2017 Batman vs. Superman Version) and enjoyed a bit of a challenge since it has been a while since I last painted a portrait of any actual human being so this was a really good chance for me to see if I still had it with portraiture.

Today, I want to share the process on how I painted Captain America and Wonderwoman. For Captain America, I painted him on Khadi Paper (Cotton Rag) and used Winsor Newton Watercolors on him. I actually used the small pallette to do this so I can create my own way of superhero painting.

Wonderwoman was a bigger piece, A4 Arches 300 GSM hot press paper and winsor newton watercolors.

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