Hi friend. I am so happy that you’re here to kickstart your watercolor journey with me. I have compiled a series of watercolor tutorial posts that will help you learn the very basics of the subject. So get your brushes ready and let’s get started.

New Beginnings

Hello lovely World or rather Blog-world which of course is as intimidating as the former ! As a first time blogger, I have pondered over tons of

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Watercolor Tools,Tips and Tricks- Part 1

Check out the updated version of this post WATERCOLORS FOR BEGINNERS-BASIC SUPPLIES [wc_divider style=”solid” line=”single” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=””] Hello all you lovely people :)How perfect life

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Goodbye 2013!

Hello everyone ! Things have been quite busy at my end lately. To make a long story short, I gave birth to a beautiful baby

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Welcoming a happy 2014

Hello all you lovely people! I hope each and everyone of you has been having a wonderful 2014 so far. I’ll be dedicating this post

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zakkiya hamza @ inkstruck

Inspiration Mondays-#1

INSPIRATION MONDAYS – #1   What is life without a bit if inspiration isn’t it? We can find inspiration in almost anything there is. A

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Inspiration Mondays-#2

  Hi everyone and welcome yet again to Inspiration Mondays, where every Monday, I share some of the best art inspirations around the web. Last week I featured

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Inspiration Mondays-#3

  Hello everyone and welcome to Inspiration Mondays. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this, it is a weekly roundup of some of the best

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March art haul

 Oh how I love walking the different aisles of an art store! The smell of new paper and the array of colors. Oh! Pure magic

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Inspiration Mondays-#4

I know that not very long ago I had started a series of posts called Inspiration Mondays which was supposed to be done every Monday.

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BLOG HOPPING IN STYLE

The previous Monday I was tagged by the amazing Teresa of Daisies for Voilet . She tagged me on doing this blog hop which is an

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IT’S A SKETCHBOOK

Oh black! How much more classy can you be? There is something so timeless about this color that it makes me swoon every time I

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BLACK & GOLD NOTE-CARDS DIY

[wc_spacing size=”40px”] [wc_spacing size=”40px”] A few days back I did a blog post on some wonderful typography art which was done on black paper and

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IT’S VACATION TIME!

[wc_heading type=”h1″ title=”I’m leaving on a jet plane” text_align=”center”]   Hello my lovelies. This is going to be a short and sweet post. I’m leaving

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JUST A PENCIL…NO EXCUSES

How many times have you looked at your art materials collection and wondered how you can create art with this limited supply? Well in today’s

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zakkiya hamza @ inkstruck

ABSTRACT ART-A TUTORIAL

Hello lovelies! This post will feature something that I’ve never actually tried before. Yes, I’ve never really tried painting with acrylics before. I guess it

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zakkiya hamza @ inkstruck

FLORAL WHALE ILLUSTRATION

 Whales are such mighty creatures. They are huge,intimidating and the blue whale is the largest animal in the world. Yet, they have this amazing cuteness

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MIXED MEDIA WALKTHROUGH

I love working with graphite pencils. I can easily call it my favorite medium to draw. Although I love experimenting and trying out new mediums

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zakkiya hamza @ inkstruck

RED PANDA ILLUSTRATION TUTORIAL

[wc_heading type=”h2″ title=”Ever wondered how artists and illustrators come up with original ideas for their illustrations?Learn how to create a red panda illustration using watercolors

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DIY galaxy easter egg

I love the tradition of decorating eggs on Easter. It’s one those projects I look forward to doing every year. Mainly because eggs are a

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DIY watercolor easter egg by Inkstruck Studio
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DIY watercolor easter egg

Spring is officially here!The season that brings lovely colors,smells and sounds after a long drab winter.I call it nature’s fashion season.And with Easter being just

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coffee painting tutorial by Inkstruck Studio
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Coffee painting tutorial

Yes, you can paint with coffee. They lay extremely well on watercolor paper.And it can make your workspace smell like you’re in coffee heaven.At least

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Learn how to make a floral watercolor border in this blog post by Inkstruck Studio.
zakkiya hamza @ inkstruck

FLORAL WATERCOLOR BORDER

Borders are one of those elements that gets overlooked most of the time.Yes,they can be plain and boring.But obviously a little bit of flower power

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Learn how to paint leaf wreaths in this tutorial by Zakkiya Hamza of Inkstruck Studio.You'll be able to learn a fall inspired leaf wreath as well as a simple green leaf wreath.
zakkiya hamza @ inkstruck

HOW TO PAINT LEAF WREATHS

As any artist would be, I’m crazy about colors.I love how complimentary,analogous and triadic colors work. So it’s no surprise that I adore the fall

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