Acryl Gouache & Watercolor Pencils: Mountains

This video demonstrates how to paint a mountain landscape using acryl gouache and watercolor pencils. Techniques for creating a convincing sense of depth and atmosphere in the landscape such as atmospheric perspective and brush work are explained and shown. Demo led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artist Alex Rowe.

Video Walkthrough

  • Alternating layers between watercolor pencils & watercolor
  • Acryl Gouache vs. Gouache
  • Atmospheric Perspective
  • Physical properties of acryl gouache
  • Acryl Gouache vs. Acrylic
  • Pencil Sketch or not?
  • Texture in the watercolor pencils
  • Seeing beyond literal colors

Reference Photo

Mountain Reference #9

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