Daniel Smith Watercolor Ground

Just HAD to try it! This specialized gesso allows you to paint watercolors onto any surface. I tried it on a number of field sketching journal covers and LOVE it!



Daniel Smith Watercolor Ground







Just paint it on, let it dry 24 hours and you are good to go. Paint with watercolors as usual. Seal it with UV resistant spray varnish.

Use artist’s tape to cover binding edge; paint on the watercolor ground; let dry 24 hours.








Paint cover and then use spray varnish to seal.








More cover art using D.S. watercolor ground. Recent trip to France featured on this one.

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