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Beginner Techniques

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Watercolor calligraphy looks intimidating, but it’s actually quite simple and fun! Improve your hand lettering skills with these quick and easy beginner techniques brought to you by Jetpens.
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Let’s create an easy watercolor flower with a beginner technique cooked up by Jay Lee! In this tutorial, we’ll be using an ordinary household accessory as a painting tool for a quick exercise with great results.
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Explore the wonderful world of color with artist Isabella Kung! You’ll learn about color theory, the color wheel, and how to use color to its greatest advantage in the form of color schemes.
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Get a quick crash course on the basics of still-life design and composition, taught by award-winning artist Steve Curl.
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Equip yourself with these 13 easy watercolor tips and tricks, and master the basics along with artist Isabella Kung! Alcohol and salt textures included inside.
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Want to learn how to paint the perfect watercolor landscape? This crash course on landscape composition and design helps build a solid practice of getting the initial look right for any landscape painting.
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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.
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Go back to basics and strengthen your core skills. Practice these watercolor techniques so it becomes effortless.
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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.
Glazed color reference grid

This is your cheat sheet for mixing colors accurately.
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Use this watercolor technique to intentionally drip watercolors into a vibrant color collage.
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This watercolor technique is for every beginner. Fix mistakes while painting by lifting wet paint using these techniques.
A graded watercolor wash

Every watercolor painter must learn this watercolor technique to paint gradients and fades.
Glazed Wash Technique Demonstration

Techniques for layering different colors without ruining your painting.
Finished flat wash

A watercolor technique every painter needs to know. It’s a basic building block.