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How to Watercolor

2017-06-17 10:29:26 0 By: Wayne Times Read: 281
How to Watercolor

Learning how to watercolor is a fun, low-cost option if you want to learn to paint!

Watercolors offer a lot of possibilities for creative self-expression. On this site, you'll find tutorials about how to use watercolors, as well as detailed info about watercolor painting supplies. 

Table of Contents

Introduction to Watercolors: To get started, learn about the characteristics of watercolor paint, so you can know what to expect when you start painting.

Watercolor Painting Supplies: Learn about all the basic supplies you'll need to get started, from paints and brushes to palettes and paper! Plus, discover some extra watercolor painting supplies that may come in handy.

  • Watercolor Paint: Here's a detailed look at watercolor paint that explains such attributes as color, permanence, quality, transparency, staining, brands and more, with suggestions on what to buy.
  • Paintbrushes for Watercolors: Learn about the different types of paintbrushes available for use with watercolors, taking a close look at hair types, shapes and sizes, with suggestions on what to buy if you're a beginner.
  • Watercolor Paper: Find out about different types of watercolor paper based on factors such as content, weight, texture, production, quality and more, with suggestions on what to buy.
  • Watercolor Mediums and Additives: Check out these nifty mediums and additives that can be mixed with watercolors to change the paint quality.
  • Accessories for Watercolor Painting: What else can come in handy when you're painting with watercolors? Find out here, with tips on watercolor palettes, masking fluid, sponges and more.

Tutorial: Abstract Watercolor Painting: These watercolor painting instructions will show you step-by-step how to paint your own colorful abstract art, from start to finish. Easy lesson for beginners!

Tutorial: Mixed Media with Watercolors: Learn how to use watercolors, watercolor pencils, and masking fluid to create a whimsical abstract painting.


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