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One of the easiest watercolor painting ideas is painting silhouettes. Pair this with some bunnies looking at a full moon, and you have something magical without being overly complicated! Check out this tutorial to learn more.

Summer’s here, which means it’s time to warm up our watercolor palettes! In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to paint a dreamy sunset cityscape inspired by a scene from the famous anime “Sailor Moon”.

Is it possible to create a watercolor greeting card without using any watercolor techniques?? Guess we’ll have to find out in this Mother’s Day special!

Experimenting is the best way to discover how to use watercolor and its various techniques, and this quick watercolor painting tutorial is perfect for beginners. It finishes off with an easy portrait painting as well!

If you’re just starting to learn watercolor painting, here’s a simple landscape painting you can try. It features a beautiful blend of surreal skies. This will certainly jumpstart your love for watercolor painting!

Get a quick crash course on the basics of still-life design and composition, taught by award-winning artist Steve Curl.

Learn the basics of watercolor as artist Steve Curl introduces the essential tools used in watercolor painting, then shows how to practice and build a solid skill foundation with these tools.

How to compose & paint an abstract painting from everyday objects. Includes abstract painting techniques, abstract painting ideas, and abstract painting tips.

1. Brush If you can afford only one brush, buy a #8 round red sable watercolor brush. Otherwise buy the best synthetic or synthetic-blend brush you can find. Adding a round #4 and …