5 BEST RESOURCES TO LEARN WATERCOLORS

This blog post features some of my favorite personal favorites from the blog and it’s something I’m proud really of. So here goes, my five best resources to learn watercolors.

 

Here are some five awesome resources to learn watercolors. I've compiled some of my most popular and useful posts in single one to make things easy for you. Click to learn more- Inkstruck Studio

While thinking of making my blog a place where beginners can easily access information on watercolors, I came up with an idea to make a section called “Learn Watercolors“. The five blog posts in today’s post are some of the best resources to get you started. Enjoy!

Confused about what to buy to learn watercolors? This detailed post on beginner supplies and some basic exercises is perfect for you to know what supplies to invest into.

  WATERCOLOR SUPPLIES FOR BEGINNERS


The most commonly used technique in watercolors is the wet on wet technique. It is a beautiful technique and there are so many exercises you can do to create the blending effect you require. This post sums it all!

WET ON WET EXERCISES FOR BEGINNERS

 


As a medium, it can be difficult to achieve texture with watercolor. But there are some really fun techniques that involve salt, tissue paper and so many other materials that is so unique to watercolor, you’ll not want to stop.

LEARN FUN TECHNIQUES IN WATERCOLOR PART 1

LEARN FUN TECHNIQUES IN WATERCOLOR PART 2 


The myriad of hues the skies make is so so mesmerizing. I love that you can use so many techniques to create different types of skies and that’s exactly what I’ve created in this post.

 LEARN TO CREATE 6 TYPES OF SKIES HERE


One of my favorite ways to paint is the good ‘ol loose style where the main idea is to capture the character of the subject rather than getting every detail right. This post talks about how you can paint in this particular style.

LOOSE WATERCOLOR PAINTING


I hope this little compilation of posts puts things into perspective for you and that you have a good start into learning watercolors.

You can find all the tutorials I post on the blog here and the entire list of “learn watercolors” here.

As always, thank you so much for stopping by and don’t forget to tag your posts with #makeinkstruck on Instagram if you decide to try out my tutorials!

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About zakkiya hamza @ inkstruck

Zakkiya is the creative blogger and founder of Inkstruck Studio. She’s a self taught artist who let go of her architecture profession to pursue her passion in art. Zakkiya likes to write detailed tutorials in watercolor, calligraphy, and hand lettering. She also teaches watercolor workshops occasionally in Doha where she’s based currently. Other passions include traveling, photography, and basketball.When she’s not working, you can find her cuddling and running around with her toddler boy.

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