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