Encore Watermedia Blog

  • Properties of Watercolor

    Watercolor is like no other medium. It exhibits beautiful textures and patterns that reveal the motion of water across paper, much as the shape of a valley suggests the flow of streams.

  • Is Watercolor Painting Friendly?

    Let’s consider the true value of having a hobby. Is it really just a way to pass the time, or can it be something more? Can a hobby raise your self...
  • Paint With Peace of Mind

    I don’t understand, he told me, “I make a painting and then erase it just so I can make another painting?”  That’s when it hit me: The Encore Wa...
  • The Annoyance Factor or... Stress-Free Creative Freedom

     It’s a funny thing: For most people, if you mention watercolor painting it evokes images of a bright sunny day, an artist sitting at their ease...
  • Introduction to Encore WaterMedia

    Hi! My name is Irv Engel. I’m an amateur watercolor artist who became frustrated with the problems that all of us suffer from: bulging paper when ...