When you’re an absolute beginner, figuring out the basics of watercolor can be quite daunting. And the problem is, most watercolor artists forget what it was like to be a novice. As a result, many watercolor guides assume a lot of things they think beginners should already know. It can leave you with a lot
Painting swatches is an excellent way to compare and get to know the characteristics of your paint. I wanted to learn how to make watercolor swatches in a way that would be a useful reference guide when I’m painting. I’ve seen lots of examples of these, but they all seem to be slightly different. I
Some of watercolour tutorials are done using the computer while others are done with paint and brush in hand. I tried to find some that start with the basics to others that are a bit more advanced, but still doable for beginners.
Have you ever seen a beautiful piece of watercolor art and thought “I want to paint like that”? Many budding artists hold back because they just don’t know how to start painting in watercolors. I think that’s too bad. Because I believe the joy of creating with watercolors is within anybody’s reach. Some people simply
Tips for speeding up the drawing process for any subject and any style by painting with watercolor pencils. Do an entire painting, just the under painting then over layer with traditional colored pencils.