This section, contains information about watercolor techniques used in creating watercolor (watercolour) art.
Watercolor painting for beginners can be quite daunting but I have found that almost all difficulties artists’ find when painting with watercolor resolve by fixing basic techniques.
These watercolor techniques should be useful for both beginner watercolor artists and more experienced artists who would like to brush up on their watercolor painting basics and hence improve their artwork.
The material that will appear in this section over the coming weeks is what I teach my students during their first six to eight weeks of learning how to paint with watercolors.
Simple watercolor painting for beginners. A beach scene painting with just two watercolors. Step by step guide covering basic topics such as paintings skies and clouds, sand, the sea, people and birds.
How to paint water. Advice on how to paint water by ensuring you concentrate on creating reflections, transparency and fluidity.
How to create the impression of fog and mist. This demonstration of an Australian alpine scene covers the topic of how to paint mist and fog with watercolor paint.
Simple watercolor painting of boats and water. Painting row boats, sail boats, birds and sparkle on the sea.
Dry Brush Technique for watercolor painting. Describes how to create different dry brush effects as we as discusses their importance in a painting.