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Easy Watercolor Tips & Tricks: Playing With 3 Unique Watercolor Textures

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Thinking about adding a bit of fun to your watercolor paintings? Experiment with these unique-looking watercolor textures to add that extra bit of sparkle to your next masterpiece! You’d be surprised at what you can create with items from around the house. Thanks for sharing your painting tips, Teela!

Materials Used In This Watercolor Texture Lesson:

  • A sheet of Canson XL cold press watercolor paper (140lbs, size 9″ x 12″ divided into 4)
  • 3 containers filled with 1½ cups of clean water
  • Painting palette for watercolor paint
  • Paper towels or a rag
  • ½ teaspoon of table salt
  • Bleach
  • Glass pipette or eyedropper
  • Plastic cling wrap

Dr Ph Martin’s Hydrus Fine Art Watercolors

  • Cobalt Violet
  • Phthalo Blue
  • Ultramarine
  • Quinacridone Magenta

Brushes

  • Round brush (no. 12)
  • Round brush (x2, no. 10)
  • Round brush (no. 6)