If you are a Watercolourist at heart then this might help.
No more soaking paper under water, no more pigment pools you have to turn into clouds.
Open up ArtRage and Import this picture. Voila, dark to light!
You can do better than this if you make your own with another package.
Put a Layer over it!
Imported pictures are not like canvas colour.
THe paint is thicker and acts as if it were a powder.