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  • With the endless array of paint colors available, it's a good idea to choose a limited palette that is versatile and can be used to produce beautiful paintings. I'll share how to choose the watercolor paper and brushes you use. You have no excuse to keep from starting, so let's get started!

    How to Use a Limited Palette to Make Luminous Watercolor Paintings

    How to Use a Limited Palette to Make Luminous Watercolor Paintings

    by grinnin19

  • Columbine, 4" x 6" watercolor on cold press watercolor paper by Robert A. Sloan. The finished painting for this step by step demonstration. This step by step demonstration can be done using my colors and choice of flower, or you can use the...

    How to Paint from Negative Space in Watercolor

    How to Paint from Negative Space in Watercolor

    by robertsloan220

  • Tips and tools for creating real works of art with watercolor, discussed and examined. Artists and creators need encouragement and inspiration to continue to create successfully.

    More Advanced Painting with Watercolor

    More Advanced Painting with Watercolor

    by Denise McGill9

  • This article will explain my approach to painting images of vintage cars. It will follow my process step by step to help artists create beautiful watercolor images of some of history's greatest cars.

    Painting (Pictures of) Vintage Cars in Watercolor

    Painting (Pictures of) Vintage Cars in Watercolor

    by Dbro16

  • This article gives information on how to avoid having watercolor paper warp and buckle when creating a watercolor painting. Several methods and materials are discussed.

    How to Prevent Watercolor Paper from Curling

    How to Prevent Watercolor Paper from Curling

    by Dbro20

  • People have asked me if watercolor was hard. I had heard that too and avoided watercolor for a long time in favor of oils; I was afraid it would be too hard to tackle. My fears were unfounded.

    Watercolor Techniques for Everyone

    Watercolor Techniques for Everyone

    by Denise McGill13

  • I love watercolor. It isn't as hard as everyone says. Armed with just a few simple techniques, you can be turning out some fabulous paintings with impressive skies. Come and see for yourself.

    Painting Watercolor Sky Techniques

    Painting Watercolor Sky Techniques

    by Denise McGill5

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