Every painting is a journey and it begins here, your research.
Picture taking, sketches, and finally your painting.
- Dale L Popovich IWS
Before starting to painting, several key steps must be considered. Here's a reminder of general principles in painting or drawing.
There is more to starting a painting than picking up the brush. You must plan - 75% of your work is in the planning. Here are the steps to follow:
Following these steps will create a more satisfying experience and stronger painting.
Dale L Popovich IWS
is an award-winning watercolorist and teacher who is passionate about capturing the raw beauty of the American landscape with the fluid stroke of a brush. As you will see the works selected in his portfolio represent the breath of his holistic approach to painting. You can also learn along with this talented and experienced teacher through his workshops, Palette & Chisel, Mainstreet Art Center, Elmhurst Art Museum and Popovich Studio classes.