Water droplets can add a touch of magic to a painting.
And they can cause quite a bit of confusion when trying to paint them in watercolour.
Although they sit on top of a subject in real life, when you work in watercolour you can’t just paint them on top of your finished subject as an afterthought.
That’s because they contain really light shiny highlights which have to be handled differently. In this little video I show you how I do it:
If you’re inspired to paint some raindrops or dew drops on your own subjects, please drop me a note in the comments!