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Wet-In-Wet Watercolor Technique

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The final product

I then dripped a few drops of clean water in the center of a couple of the “florals” to let them spread and mingle with the surrounding colors.

One of the hardest parts in working exclusively in this technique is knowing when to stop. You cannot get fine details initially and as you keep working the previous washes you’ve layed in continue to spread, mix, and mingle which may muddy some colors if you are not careful.

Wet-in-wet watercolor technique is at times frustrating, but always exciting. There is host of hypnotic possibilities as the paint spreads and mingles on your wet paper.