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Watercolor Techniques: 3 Easy Paintings Using the Wet-in-Wet Method

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In this lesson, we’ll be learning how to paint 3 easy backgrounds while picking up new watercolor techniques. In particular, if you’re interested in using the wet-in-wet method, this is the tutorial for you! Thanks for sharing what you know, Mako!

Materials used:

  • Hahnemühle’s Watercolor Book (90lb landscape, size 5.8 x 8.3″) or any watercolor paper (140lb, size 6″ x 9″)
  • Artist’s, masking, or washi tape (1/2″ width)
  • Palette for mixing paint
  • Container with clean water
  • Dry rag or paper towel
  • Staedtler Black Pigment Liner (0.3mm)
  • Uniball UM 153 Signo white gel pen (broad)

Winsor & Newton’s Cotman Watercolors

  • Cadmium Yellow Hue
  • Cadmium Orange Hue
  • Mauve
  • Dioxazine Purple
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Payne’s Gray
  • Prussian Blue

Schmincke Akademie Watercolors

  • Violet
  • May Green
  • Cyan
  • Burnt Umber
  • Ultramarine

Brushes

  • Da Vinci Series 5580 CosmoTop Spin: Round brush (no. 6)
  • Da Vinci Series 3503: Round brush (no. 2)