World of Watercolor – Basic Techniques
Welcome to the vibrant realm of watercolor painting, where colors dance and imagination takes flight. Whether you’re a budding artist or simply curious about this captivating medium, our comprehensive video tutorials will guide you through the essential techniques that will transform you into a watercolor virtuoso.
Step into the World of Wet on Wet and Dry on Wet
Delve into the magical world of wet on wet and dry on wet, where colors blend seamlessly and textures emerge with a touch of finesse. Learn how to create vibrant washes, delicate details, and breathtaking landscapes using these transformative techniques.
Explore the Nuances of Watercolor Brushstrokes
Unleash your artistic expression through a variety of watercolor brushstrokes, from the delicate touch of stippling to the bold strokes of hatching. Discover how each brushstroke creates a unique effect, adding depth, dimension, and texture to your watercolor masterpieces.
Prefer written guides: Basic Watercolor Techniques
Using different painting techniques for effect
This is a short video by BBC that demonstrates various painting tools and techniques, such as colour wash, colour mixing, and using different brushes. It is suitable for beginners and children who want to learn the basics of watercolour painting.
Link to description on BBC site: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/art-and-design-painting-techniques/z7h76v4
9 Minute Watercolor Tutorial for Absolute Beginners
This is a video by Matthew White, a watercolor instructor, who covers the basics of watercolor painting, such as information about supplies, common watercolor processes, pros and cons of taping your paper, prioritizing value over color, and the power of painting in large shapes.
10 Easy Watercolour Techniques For Beginners
This is a video by Kirsty Partridge, a professional artist, who shows 10 easy watercolour techniques that can improve your paintings, such as wet on wet, wet on dry, glazing, lifting, masking, splattering, salt, gradient, dry brush, and edge control. She also offers a free mini-class for beginners on her website to level up your drawings. 😊.
Watercolor Painting for Beginners: Basic Techniques
This is a video by Makoccino, a popular art and DIY channel, who teaches you 3 easy watercolor painting ideas for beginners step by step that you can use to practice the basic watercolor painting technique: wet in wet! The video will show you how to paint different types of sunsets such as an ocean sunset & how to paint a galaxy with watercolors!
With each step, you’ll discover the limitless possibilities of watercolor painting. As you master these basic techniques, you’ll be well on your way to creating stunning watercolor masterpieces that will captivate and inspire. Embrace the fluidity of watercolor, experiment with its unique properties, and let your creativity soar.