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Beginner Techniques

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Be inspired during this late spring season by painting a cherry blossom tree using a few easy watercolor techniques! Mr. Shibasaki shows us just how easy it can be while keeping a very natural yet soft look for this iconic Japanese tree.

“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.

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!

How well do you know your paint? Get to know the colors on your palette with these 4 easy watercolor painting tips, where you’ll learn about transparency and values through a fun exercise for beginners.

Do your watercolor paintings look like they need a creative boost? Well, we’ve got you covered! Here are 13 watercolor techniques and ideas you can use to bring your paintings to the next level!

In this lesson, we’re learning how to paint 3 easy backgrounds while picking up new watercolor techniques. If you’re interested in learning and experimenting more with the wet-in-wet method, this is the tutorial for you!
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Join Jay Lee in this simple but fun watercolor painting activity that features bubbles and experimenting with easy painting ideas! This is a great tutorial for watercolor beginners of all different ages, especially kids.

Prepare to have your mind blown because in this tutorial, we’re creating a fun, textured watercolor background just by using a spray bottle and the power of gravity.

Hope you’re in the mood to pick up some new watercolor techniques because today we’ll be adding new tips to your arsenal! Following these essential do’s and don’ts of watercolor can bring your watercolor painting skills to the next level.
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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!

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 common household products.

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.

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.

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.

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