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Beginner Techniques

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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.
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Most mistakes come from putting paint in the wrong place. Here are the different watercolor techniques for fixing that problem.
Dry brush techiques

Techniques for painting with a dry brush to produce specific textures.