Watercolor pencils are a fantastic and unique medium giving the artist both a drawing and painting medium all in one. They draw much like colored pencils yet behave like watercolor paint when water is added. This is because the binder used in watercolor pencils is water soluble unlike the waxy or oil based binder used […]
Watercolor Basics: 3 Key Brush Stroke Techniques If you are new to watercolor then make sure you know these 3 key watercolor brush stroke techniques as they will improve your paintings dramatically. In this video, artist Paul Jackson discusses 3 basic watercolor brush stroke techniques that every artist should perfect. This video is from the […]
Angela Fehr’s video, “How to Mix Vibrant & Authentic Greens in Watercolor,”teaches how to create diverse and natural-looking greens for landscape paintings. She introduces four green watercolors, emphasizing the versatility of Phthalo Green and Green Gold for mixing a wide range of greens when combined with other colors. Angela demonstrates mixing Phthalo Green with Pyrrol […]
Grow your skills and create beautiful soft effects with this free wet in wet watercolor tutorial! Using wet in wet watercolor is a wonderful way to create delicate transitions of color and soft texture for beautiful, flowing effects. It’s also one of the techniques that gives watercolor a reputation for being difficult, so understanding how […]
So you are a newbie and you would like to know the best watercolor paints for beginners. There are so many options available today as an artist. Go to any online or brick and mortar art supply store and you will find a wide selection of watercolor supplies. First you have to choose between student […]
Learn how to mix greys in watercolor with these free video lessons. Grey isn’t just black and white. You can mix some very beautiful grays with the other colors on your palette, like mixing raw umber and cobalt blue, or burnt sienna and ultramarine blue. With some basic colors that you probably already have on […]
Learn how to paint mountains with watercolor from Grant’s video tutorial, perfect for beginners and those looking to improve their landscape painting skills. Grant walks you through the process with clear, step-by-step instructions, focusing on blending colors, creating depth, and achieving realistic textures. This tutorial offers valuable insights for artists who want to capture the […]
Here is an amazing step by step watercolor painting tutorial from the Art Painting Workshop Youtube Channel.
Today we’re covering one of the very first stumbling blocks we as watercolor artists face; how much water to actually use. It might sound easy but getting a perfect mix ratio every time requires a combo of knowledge and practice. Join me as I take you through this basic building block of the medium. To […]
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