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Watercolor Techniques

The ultimate guide to virtually every watercolor technique. New techniques being added regularly.

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Learn ways to control your splatter-painting technique to paint beautiful cherry blossom sakura trees.
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How to use a knife as a watercolor technique for scratching woodgrain textures onto wet paint for realistic trees.
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Your fan brush is more versatile than you’d think! Here are 4 clever watercolor techniques using your regular ol’ fan brush.
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Did you know monoprinting can be a watercolor technique? Here’s how to use it to produce one-of-a-kind watercolor prints.
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Using everyday plastic saran wrap can be a nifty watercolor technique for producing unique textures and backgrounds.
Using Alcohol To Create Interesting Textures In Watercolor Paintings

Use alcohol as a watercolor technique for painting interesting textures.
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Use this watercolor technique to intentionally drip watercolors into a vibrant color collage.
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White fur is usually notoriously difficult to paint. Here’s a clever watercolor technique by Yong Chen using dry scratching & negative painting concepts.
4 Watercolor Resist Techniques Made Easy

It’s a nifty (and remarkably useful) watercolor technique dubbed “watercolor resist.” Here are 4 ways to pull it off.
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These watercolor techniques put the word “color” in “watercolor.” Includes an example landscape painting for you to follow along and try these techniques.
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Embellish your written words through the clever use of watercolor and calligraphy. This watercolor technique shared by Linsey Bugbee is a step-by-step crash course on watercolor calligraphy for beginners.
Creating a watercolor card using the salt technique

Learn how to add a unique effect to watercolor using a common condiment by following Jennifer McGuire in her card-making tutorial.
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This watercolor technique is for every beginner. Fix mistakes while painting by lifting wet paint using these techniques.