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.

Watercolors for beginners -Zakkiya Hamza| Inkstruck Studio

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO WATERCOLORS

This entire post is long due really. After creating plenty of watercolor tutorials, I realized there isn’t one that talks about the basics. I’m kicking off the “watercolors for beginners”...

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Watercolor techniques for beginners-Blending|Zakkiya Hamza of Inkstruck Studio

WATERCOLORS FOR BEGINNERS-BLENDING TECHNIQUES

I’m continuing my “learn watercolors” series with watercolor techniques in blending today.Commonly known as wet on wet, this characteristic of watercolors make it extra special!  Last week’s basic supplies post...

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Learn fun and easy beginner watercolor techniques for beginners using salt,paper towel and masking fluid in this post- Zakkiya Hamza | Inkstruck Studio

WATERCOLORS FOR BEGINNERS:FUN TECHNIQUES-PART 1

Look who’s back with another informative post on watercolors! You asked and here it is.Today’s post will tackle a few fun and beautiful but easy beginner watercolor techniques. I’ve split...

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Learn 6 ways to paint a watercolor sky - Inkstruck Studio

6 WAYS TO PAINT A WATERCOLOR SKY

Do I hear a “Yay!” for another addition in my “Learn Watercolors” series? I sure hope so because all the posts in it are my most popular yet. And it...

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Watercolor cactus painting tutorial | Inkstruck Studio

WATERCOLOR CACTUS PAINTING TUTORIAL

Get your paints out and grab some chilled lemonade. Today’s post will feature a fabulous watercolor cactus painting that anyone can attempt. And there are no rules. The only thing to...

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DIY watercolor moon - Inkstruck Studio

DIY WATERCOLOR MOON

This has to be the easiest watercolor tutorial I’ve done till date. Although it looks all dainty and ethereal, the process is super simple. All this requires is some knowledge in...

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GLAZING WITH WATERCOLORS

After a short hiatus, I’m back with a basic technique tutorial in watercolor that I’m certain you’ll love. I hope this simple watercolor glazing technique will help you further improve...

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DIY watercolor thank you cards - 2 different ways | Inkstruck Studio

DIY WATERCOLOR THANK YOU CARDS

Want to make cards for your loved ones but never really found the time to. These DIY watercolor thank you cards will take you less than 10 minutes. Don’t believe me? See...

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Two fun ways to create DIY mail art. Click on to read how to make them really easy | Inkstruck Studio

FUN WAYS TO ADDRESS AN ENVELOPE

One of the things that I love to do is write snail mail. And of course receive them! I get happy butterflies in my stomach when I open my mailbox...

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DIY WATERCOLOR FALL WREATH

Fall is beautiful. Period. I don’t think there’s more to say about this wonderful season. From the pumpkin spice latte trend to wearing chic comfy clothes in colors to die...

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Create a fab DIY halloween invitations in watercolor from this tutorial. Read more by clicking the link | Inkstruck Studio

DIY WATERCOLOR HALLOWEEN INVITATIONS

Halloweeeeeen! The time to get dressed in your favorite costumes and devour all the free candy you can acquire. Hah! The child in me has been awakened. Today though, I’m...

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DIY watercolor flower wreath tutorial with a monogram | Inkstruck Studio

DIY WATERCOLOR FLOWER WREATH

The one thing I never get tired of is painting watercolor wreaths. They’re so versatile and be perfect holders for monograms or quotes. I shared this little watercolor flower wreath...

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Watercolor pumpkin tutorial | Inkstruck Studio

WATERCOLOR PUMPKIN TUTORIAL

I’m pleased to say that the autumn trend is continuing on the blog. Yay! Today, I’m going to do a watercolor pumpkin tutorial in two different ways. Get your brushes...

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Looking for a fun way to watercolor? Use my technique of creating watercolor wash using Tombow brush pens in six different ways - Inkstruck Studio

SIX WATERCOLOR WASHES USING TOMBOW BRUSH PENS

Sometimes, the most unconventional products produce surprising results. And I can surely say that experimenting is the best way to creating newer trends. Although I know that my Tombow dual...

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MARK MAKING IN WATERCOLORS-PART 1

Have you ever come across the term “Mark making”, and wondered about it? Well, this post and the next will give you a simple breakdown about mark making in watercolors....

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HOW TO PAINT A WATERCOLOR FALL TREE

There is something so unique about fall. I think it’s all those warm colors coming together along with a color palette that soothes the eye. It’s just magical! And painting...

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In this second part of mark making in watercolors, learn to create a finished illustration from start to finish using a round brush and expressive strokes. - Inkstruck Studio

MARK MAKING IN WATERCOLORS – PART 2

Mark making is a simple technique that helps you get expressive with your brushes. In simple terms, it’s a way of getting to know your brushes and how they work....

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Download free watercolor Christmas tree practice worksheets that you can improve your skills with - Inkstruck Studio

FREE WATERCOLOR CHRISTMAS TREE WORKSHEET

Practice makes progress. I believe in this little sentiment as a opposed to the popular practice makes perfect one. Today’s post includes a free watercolor Christmas tree practice worksheet that...

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WINTER WATERCOLOR LANDSCAPE TUTORIAL

I figured this landscape tutorial would be perfect for the season. Plus it’s also the perfect way to understand value in watercolor. Learn to create a winter watercolor landscape in...

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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....

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A DETAILED WATERCOLOR BLENDING TUTORIAL

This month’s watercolor challenge theme is “Shapes” and I thought this post would be perfect for creating a watercolor blending tutorial by using the example of “Triangles” which is one...

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WATERCOLOR COFFEE ILLUSTRATION TUTORIAL

I love the smell of coffee wafting through my house in the mornings. When everyone’s asleep, I sit with my cuppa and enjoy it in peace. In today’s post, I’ve...

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Painting with white on watercolors can be a bit tricky. Learn different mediums you can use in this detailed blog post - Inkstruck Studio #watercolor #watercolortutorial

PAINTING WITH WHITE ON WATERCOLORS

One thing that can be a little tricky to achieve in watercolors is white on watercolors. There are however plenty of ways to accomplish that. And I’m going to show...

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Learn how to paint watercolor leaves in this online class. Using simple strokes, paint watercolor leaves with ease.

HOW TO PAINT WATERCOLOR LEAVES

Learn the basics of painting watercolor leaves using confident brush strokes and a simple, easy to do approach.

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