Have you ever experienced your watercolour paints splitting when you try to mix them, and then creating a blotchy mess on your paper?
You may have been tempted to tear up your painting and give up.
This happened to me recently when I was filming a tutorial for my online School demonstrating how to paint a beautiful Song Thrush egg.
The paints I chose to use did NOT play nicely together and caused me all sorts of issues.
But luckily I’ve had a fair bit of experience of this kind of thing and was able to save my egg and smooth away the unwanted blotchiness.
In this video I thought I’d show you how I go about this using my layering technique to make that save: