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Watercolor Painting

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Mastering the fundamentals and various approaches to watercolor art is challenging and rewarding. You’ll learn about watercolor painting techniques for landscapes and portraits and more, in online galleries, step-by-step tutorials and creative challenges. Enjoy learning how to paint with watercolors!

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✨ In this watercolor demo, artist Sharon Pitts shares how the strategic placement of complementary and analogous hues adds a sense of vitality to the composition. Pictured here: "Nest II, Tuscany" (watercolor on paper, 22×30) by Sharon Pitts

A Swirl of Color: A Watercolor Demo

✨ In this watercolor demo, artist Sharon Pitts shares how the strategic placement of complementary and analogous hues adds a sense of vitality to the composition. Pictured here: "Nest II, Tuscany" (watercolor on paper, 22×30) by Sharon Pitts

🎨 Looking for your next watercolor adventure? Here are Gordon MacKenzie’s 8 tips for exploring all the possibilities of your next painting. Pictured here: "Prairie Slough" (watercolor) by Gordon MacKenzie Watercolor Painting Techniques, Watercolor Paintings, Watercolor Pictures, Online Gallery, Medium Art, Explore, Adventure, Landscape, Portrait

Watercolor Pictures Adventure | 8 Guiding Light Tips for Learning Painters

🎨 Looking for your next watercolor adventure? Here are Gordon MacKenzie’s 8 tips for exploring all the possibilities of your next painting. Pictured here: "Prairie Slough" (watercolor) by Gordon MacKenzie

🌺 Follow along as watercolor artist Sarah Simon, of TheMintGardener, demonstrates how layering washes and incorporating ink can encourage the feeling of joy in a botanical painting. Enjoy! Pictured here: "A Gardener’s Delight" (watercolor and ink on paper, 12×9) by Sarah Simon #BlickArtMaterials #TheMintGardener #WatercolorArtist #Watercolor #WatercolorPainting #ArtistsNetwork #ArtistsAtHeart #ArtIsLife #ArtLovers #Watercolor #WatercolorArtists Watercolor Painting Techniques, Watercolor Artists, Watercolor And Ink, Watercolor Paintings, Unique Paintings, Pen Sets, Online Gallery, Medium Art, Layering

Art Demo: Sarah Simon’s Layered Watercolor & Ink Botanicals

🌺 Follow along as watercolor artist Sarah Simon, of TheMintGardener, demonstrates how layering washes and incorporating ink can encourage the feeling of joy in a botanical painting. Enjoy! Pictured here: "A Gardener’s Delight" (watercolor and ink on paper, 12×9) by Sarah Simon #BlickArtMaterials #TheMintGardener #WatercolorArtist #Watercolor #WatercolorPainting #ArtistsNetwork #ArtistsAtHeart #ArtIsLife #ArtLovers #Watercolor #WatercolorArtists

City scenes are defined by a sense of light and color. Light bouncing off buildings and glistening off streets has long captured the imagination of artists. Watercolor is one of the best media to use because of its remarkable ability to convey this sense of light and color. In this video tip, master artist Michael Reardon demonstrates how to capture the sense of afternoon light in watercolor. Watercolor Painting Techniques, Watercolor Paintings, Michael Reardon, Video Artist, City Scene, Medium Art, Things That Bounce, Imagination, Buildings

Paint the Sense of Afternoon Light in Watercolor with Michael Reardon: Video

City scenes are defined by a sense of light and color. Light bouncing off buildings and glistening off streets has long captured the imagination of artists. Watercolor is one of the best media to use because of its remarkable ability to convey this sense of light and color. In this video tip, master artist Michael Reardon demonstrates how to capture the sense of afternoon light in watercolor.

☀️ In this watercolor demo from Lucy Willis, you'll learn how to balance the delicate play of light and shadow to bring drama to your watercolor landscapes. Pictured here: "Summer Veranda, England" (watercolor on paper, 17×22) by Lucy Willis Watercolor Landscape, Watercolor Paintings, Online Gallery, Art Gallery, Watercolor Painting Techniques, Watercolor Christmas, Light Painting, Light And Shadow, Landscapes

☀️ In this watercolor demo from Lucy Willis, you'll learn how to balance the delicate play of light and shadow to bring drama to your watercolor landscapes. Pictured here: "Summer Veranda, England" (watercolor on paper, 17×22) by Lucy Willis

What color is water? 💦 The answer: Blue and BEYOND Kris Parins demystifies painting water in this step-by-step demo, including insights on value, color, and reflections. Watercolor Artists, Watercolor Paintings, Watercolours, Pastel Colour Palette, Painting Process, Painting Tips, Painting Techniques, Watercolor Techniques, Medium Art

Painting Water

What color is water? 💦 The answer: Blue and BEYOND Kris Parins demystifies painting water in this step-by-step demo, including insights on value, color, and reflections.

We’ve all been there: stopped at a red light, slowed in a construction zone, detoured along a side street, confronted by a railroad crossing. For most of us, these are exasperating times, but not for John Bayalis. He paints these familiar moments in a hyperrealistic way that reveals how captivating the commonplace can be. View more of his compelling art + a realistic watercolor painting tutorial here -->> Watercolor Landscape, Landscape Paintings, Watercolor Paintings, Watercolor Ideas, Watercolors, Dark Paintings, Beautiful Paintings, Nocturne, Painting Process

Realistic Watercolor Painting: A Demo | Artists Network

We’ve all been there: stopped at a red light, slowed in a construction zone, detoured along a side street, confronted by a railroad crossing. For most of us, these are exasperating times, but not for John Bayalis. He paints these familiar moments in a hyperrealistic way that reveals how captivating the commonplace can be. View more of his compelling art + a realistic watercolor painting tutorial here -->>

Consistent lighting is key in botanical drawings 🥀 Wendy Hollender is a botanical artist and instructor, as well as an author of The Joy of Botanical Drawing: A Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing and Painting Flowers, Leaves, Fruit, and More. She will take you through a guide to setting up the best lighting for your next botanical study. Botanical Flowers, Botanical Prints, Botanical Posters, Dahlia Flowers, Floral Prints, Botanical Drawings, Botanical Illustration, Zinnia Elegans, Beautiful Flower Drawings

Botanical Drawing: Understanding Lighting | Artists Network

Consistent lighting is key in botanical drawings 🥀 Wendy Hollender is a botanical artist and instructor, as well as an author of The Joy of Botanical Drawing: A Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing and Painting Flowers, Leaves, Fruit, and More. She will take you through a guide to setting up the best lighting for your next botanical study.

In celebration of Earth Day, we are bringing you beautiful flowers by artist Marney Ward 🌸 🌷 🌺 Ward also gives us a wonderful watercolor demo that dives into lighting and creating depth within your paintings. Read the demo here! Watercolor And Ink, Watercolor Flowers, Watercolor Paintings, Watercolors, Floral Paintings, Abstract Flowers, Abstract Art, Painting Competition, Art Techniques

Paint Watercolor Flowers With Light and Depth: A Demo | Artists Network

In celebration of Earth Day, we are bringing you beautiful flowers by artist Marney Ward 🌸 🌷 🌺 Ward also gives us a wonderful watercolor demo that dives into lighting and creating depth within your paintings. Read the demo here!

Learn how to paint rippled water in your watercolor paintings with this demonstration from Ron Hazell, author of The Artist's Guide to Painting Water in Watercolor. Watercolor Video, Watercolor Water, Watercolour Tutorials, Watercolor Pencils, Watercolor Techniques, Watercolor Landscape, Watercolor Paintings, Watercolours, Drawing Techniques

Painting Rippled Water in Watercolor

Learn how to paint rippled water in your watercolor paintings with this demonstration from Ron Hazell, author of The Artist's Guide to Painting Water in Watercolor.

Learn to add fabulous textural details with Soon Y. Warren's easy watercolor techniques. WATCH: Texture Design Tips for Watercolor Painting here. Watercolor Painting Techniques, Easy Watercolor, Watercolor Paintings, Texture Design, Online Gallery, Workshop, Watch, Learning, Creative

Texture Design Tips for Watercolor Painting by Soon Y. Warren

Learn to add fabulous textural details with Soon Y. Warren's easy watercolor techniques. WATCH: Texture Design Tips for Watercolor Painting here.

Have you been following along with our weekly Drawing Together series on YouTube? This week we focused on details and subtle edges of a still life drawing. Join artist Scott Maier, every Wednesday at 3PM EST. This series is designed to provide useful drawing tips for beginners and artists of all levels to learn how to draw in charcoal, graphite, chalk, and more! Watercolor Painting Techniques, Watercolor Paintings, Still Life Drawing, Online Gallery, Learn To Draw, Drawing Tips, Graphite, Wednesday, Charcoal

Pitcher This! | Still Life Drawing

Have you been following along with our weekly Drawing Together series on YouTube? This week we focused on details and subtle edges of a still life drawing. Join artist Scott Maier, every Wednesday at 3PM EST. This series is designed to provide useful drawing tips for beginners and artists of all levels to learn how to draw in charcoal, graphite, chalk, and more!

TRUE or FALSE? In watercolor, the power of what’s NOT painted is at least as important as the power of what is. -- Join us as Thomas Schaller walks us through how he creates a path of light in this new blog post. Oil Pastel Techniques, Colored Pencil Techniques, Painting Techniques, Painting Tips, Watercolor Artists, Watercolor Paintings, Pastel Paintings, Watercolour Tutorials, Watercolor Paper

Creating a Path of Light with Thomas W. Schaller: A Demo | Artists Network

TRUE or FALSE? In watercolor, the power of what’s NOT painted is at least as important as the power of what is. -- Join us as Thomas Schaller walks us through how he creates a path of light in this new blog post.

What an incredible example of the ordinary becoming extraordinary! David Morrison's meticulously rendered colored pencil drawings isolates small pieces of the natural world against fields of pristine white space - the combination is perfection. Let us know, what do you think? Don't miss the conversation with Drawing magazine and Morrison as he shares insights on selecting subjects, incorporating photography into his process, and working in colored pencil. Drawing Skills, Drawing Techniques, Drawing Tips, Drawing Drawing, Drawing Tutorials, Drawing Ideas, Branch Drawing, Colored Pencil Techniques, Coloured Pencils

Nests and Branches: Drawing Nature's Details | Artists Network

What an incredible example of the ordinary becoming extraordinary! David Morrison's meticulously rendered colored pencil drawings isolates small pieces of the natural world against fields of pristine white space - the combination is perfection. Let us know, what do you think? Don't miss the conversation with Drawing magazine and Morrison as he shares insights on selecting subjects, incorporating photography into his process, and working in colored pencil.

“Any time I open up a sketchbook, it takes me right back to where I was when I was sketching,” he says. “It sparks memories and the feeling of where I was and what I was doing.” With on-site sketches and reference photos as his foundation, Jerry Smith works from his studio to create an authentic sense of being there. Dive into Jerry's sketchbook and take a step-by-step demo in this blog post. Beach Watercolor, Watercolor Sketch, Watercolor Landscape, Watercolor Painting Techniques, Watercolor Paintings, Beyond Paint, Drawing Heads, Colored Pencil Techniques, Drawing Exercises

Journey Far, Paint in the Studio: A Demo | Artists Network

“Any time I open up a sketchbook, it takes me right back to where I was when I was sketching,” he says. “It sparks memories and the feeling of where I was and what I was doing.” With on-site sketches and reference photos as his foundation, Jerry Smith works from his studio to create an authentic sense of being there. Dive into Jerry's sketchbook and take a step-by-step demo in this blog post.

One glance at a hazy cityscape painted by Nadine Charlsen, and you might instantly imagine the feel of mist on your face. Here, you’ll learn about her rule-breaking techniques and her step-by-step process for painting dark to light in watercolor. Watercolor Painting Techniques, Watercolor Paintings, Watercolors, Paint Run, White Gouache, Urban Landscape, Online Gallery, Medium Art

Watercolor Painting Dark to Light: A Demo | Artists Network

One glance at a hazy cityscape painted by Nadine Charlsen, and you might instantly imagine the feel of mist on your face. Here, you’ll learn about her rule-breaking techniques and her step-by-step process for painting dark to light in watercolor.