Beebly's Watercolor Vault - Your watercolor painting knowledge base.

From informative articles to detailed step by step tutorials, this article vault will support you on your journey to full satisfaction from your watercolor painting efforts.

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Watercolor and Gouache Produce a Symphony of Color

This blog outlines a successful process for integrating watercolor and gouache for richly colored and luminous illustrations.

Categories: Watercolor Lessons

December 6th, 2022

"April showers bring May flowers", so here's a fun floral-themed lesson for you to enjoy! Let's paint unique watercolor flowers - rose edition - with Dana as she walks us through some basic watercolor techniques.

Categories: Step-By-Step Painting Ideas

Have you seen those 500 color sets of paint? Do you really need all that? While it may be fun to pretend to be a princess and have every color available to mankind… this really not a good plan for buying paint. Unless you are really enamored with a special tint, it’s best to leave most of the colors at the store and only bring home a few… and I will tell you why.

Categories: Preparing for Painting

There are three key things that make watercolors completely different from other paint mediums. These are also tips to help you with your painting success. If you know the nature of the thing, your interactions with the thing become more satisfying. Here are three key things to know about the nature of watercolor paints that we’ve never said before.

Categories: Watercolor Lessons

Like most things, watercolors are not created equal. The dollar store palette will not yield the same results as a professional brand. Why? The answer is a bit complicated but I will see if I can explain it to you in just a few paragraphs.

Categories: Watercolor Lessons