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Easy Watercolor Tutorial: Vibrant Poppy Flowers

Poppy flowers in their vivid red and orange hues look like they are calling out to artists to pay attention. If you look closely, you will notice that the buds have an ...

How to Create a Stunning Watercolor Gold Paint Background

Watercolor gold paint powder. It can be used to mix your own watercolor paint, or you can use the powder as it is to create an amazing background in your painting.

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How to Prevent Watercolor Paper Bumps

Your amazing watercolor painting is dry. But the paper is bumpy. Your paper will stay flat if you follow the step-by-step tutorial below next time you set out to watercolor ...

How to Watercolor Beautiful, Simple Flowers

When you are learning to watercolor flowers, starting out with flowers that have simple shapes makes it so much easier. Multi-layer petals fall in the hard category. This tiny, ...

Discover How to Watercolor Clouds

Would you like to learn a shortcut to painting watercolor clouds? You can create cumulus clouds with both volume and airy beauty by combining watercolor with white gouache and ...

How to Watercolor Flower Letters with Gold Paint

In this watercolor tutorial, you learn how to add dashing decorative flair with watercolor gold paint to a delicate flower letter. The result is a modern illuminated letter ...

How to Make Watercolor Gold Paint in Four Easy Steps

In this tutorial, I will show you an easy and economical way to make watercolor gold paint. It is simple to apply, creates amazing effects and is not costly like real gold-leaf ...

Watercolor Tutorial for Beginners: Iris Flower

Every time I see colorful iris flowers on the wayside out in the country here in Japan, I simply can’t resist taking photos. The purple and yellow color specks on the ...

How to Relax and Play with Watercolor

Watercolor painting is simple and easy if you want to just relax and are not aiming at a masterpiece. It’s an excellent way to unplug and requires nothing more than a love ...

How to Transfer a Printable Line Drawing to Watercolor Paper

For most of my watercolor and drawing tutorials, you have the option of downloading a free PDF with line art that you can print out, trace and then transfer to watercolor paper ...

​How to Draw and Watercolor a Realistic Tanager Bird

Contrary to what you may think, you don’t need to be very exact in order to create a realistic drawing of a bird. Drawing birds present one challenge in particular, namely ...

Easy Watercolor Color Scheme No. 2 for Illuminated Letter C

To demonstrate what a big difference color can make to watercolor painting, I have created a second video tutorial for the illuminated letter C illustration. This time ...