“What!?” You will be surprised. But I’m not trying to teach yet. Hello everyone, Today I would like to teach you the basics of watercolor. Watercolor is interesting, but isn’t it really difficult to use it? It is a very difficult painting materials. I’ve uploaded over 100 videos here. In your comments, Shibasaki’s paintings seems to be magic. I received such an evaluation. I can be a magician while drawing a picture. I am great, aren’t I? Actually, everyone can become a magician. Today I’ll tell you the secret. It’s a flat wash. Flat wash. It means painting the colors flat on the screen. This is the first step you can become a watercolor magician. Are you confused? Paint the watercolor paints flat on the paper. However, this is surprisingly difficult work. Have you ever had such experiences? It becomes uneven when painting, so it will paints many times. Then, it gets more strange. Hey, Have you ever had such experiences? It is proof that you are not a magician. Do you think of using such a large brush when painting flat? If you use this with a large strokes, you will be able to paint flat immediately. However, when you want to paint flat while drawing, A brush of this size would be suitable. How to paints flat with a brush of this size. I will try it. First, put the water on the palette. Eenie, meenie… Prussian Blue? Prussian Blue! I melt plenty of this color. This first part is important. The secrets for flat wash. Make a rich colors, melt with plenty. Plenty! Let’s say it together. Plenty! This is not enough. It is not good to lack and to make colors again. This is the cause of the mistake. First prepare plenty of colors. Make a rich colors, melt with plenty. Then I will try it. How do you paint? Perhaps if there were 10 people, 9 people would paint like this. Do you paint like this? This is a mistake. No good. This way you can not flat wash. No good. Now, I’ll show you how to paint. It’s Shibasaki style. This is highlight. You will be surprised. But I’m not trying to teach yet. Do you want to hear it? Okay, I will teach you. This is no good. I won’t teach you yet. Okay, I will teach you. First I put plenty of paints on the brush. Then, I will do like this. This is it. Look, I painted flat. What? It’s not painted flat? Oh, Not flat. Okay, next. I will do like this. It’s not painted flat? Ah, Not flat. Okay, next. Hey, When do I paint flat? About 3 people who are watching this video, they may be angry. Actually, it will start from now. I will do like this. Like this. “What are you doing?” Don’t you think? Am I doing strange things? I do not the strokes in the same direction. I have not touched most of this here. After that, I will not touch here. We’d better let it go. This is how you paint. Is there a difference? Is it confusing? Okay, I will try to tilt the paper. Can you see this? Paints are flowing here. My paints are not flowing. Paints are gathered here. What happens when paints gather here? It will stretch the paper. That will make waves on the paper. Even if it looks like it’s seemingly flat, the paper that I painted is not waved. If you paint it, the paper will get dented. Even though it seems like it painted flat, the paper is not flattened. If that happens, it will be difficult to draw a picture. Don’t you think this is different from your way of painting? I’m glad if you would say you were surprised. This is a very important first step to drawing watercolor. Let’s review it again. This is a very important things. I’ll never teach this in the future. So please listen. Prepare plenty of paints on the palette. Make a rich colors, melt with plenty. Do not thin the paints with water. Brush strokes in the same direction. Look, paints are gathered here. This is a bad cause. The fact that paint is gathered here means that the paper stretches. And the paper will get dented. So you can not paint it flat. Do not gather paints. How to do it properly is, First, gather the paints. It is interesting, isn’t it? Then move the gathered paints. Move it. There is no rule in the direction. Move it in the direction you want. The paints is gathered here. Move the gathered paints. After that, do not touch here. Leave it all to paints, water and paper. Watch the paints that spread naturally. This is a flat wash. Shibasaki’s magic is such an easy thing. Being able to do this is the first step for drawing good pictures. If you can’t do this, then it will be difficult. Because the paper is dented, so you can’t draw well. So some people, first stretch the paper with water. Do you mind if I brag a little? Shibasaki will not stretch a paper. I always go to draw a picture with this sketchbook. I won’t let the paper dent. It is proof that the processing of water is good. Let’s start the first step of magician by being able to do a flat wash. If you like this video, please click the Like button and subscribe to my channel. This is very important things. See you soon! Thank you for watching my video.