36 Watercolor Tutorials

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Love the look of watercolors and wish you had the ability to paint like that? Believe it or not, you probably do, Many watercolor techniques are super easy, and once you master them, you are well on your way to becoming an impressive artist. No previous experience required. Learn the tips and tricks of the pros with these 36 awesome watercolor tutorials.

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Watercolor Techniques and Tutorials

1. Watercolor Feather Wreath Tutorial

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Learn how to make a watercolor feather wreath in this simple tutorial from Ink Struck. You can create pretty greeting cards with a lovely message in the center or put it up as wall art as it is. They look gorgeous in any form.

2. Watercolor Tutorial Blending

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Blending or wet on wet technique is the method of dropping in color while the paint is still wet. This creates the look of a seamless transition of color. Have a look at this tutorial from The Alison Show as well for different ways you can blend and some other ideas.

3. DIY Watercolor Dahlia

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This is such a beautiful and creative project. Loved the step-by-step tutorial. It gives me hope that maybe I could duplicate it, although sure it will be much cruder. But nonetheless, I would love to try it sometime.

4. How To Paint A Watercolor Watermelon

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Watermelon screams for summer! This delicious and juicy fruit always evokes memories of fun, picnics, and warm weather. Who can miss this tasty fruit? Get a slice of summer with this Watercolor Watermelon tutorial from Craftsy. With just 4 steps, you can create a watermelon painting with no sweat, and nearly as sweet as the real thing.

5. Watercolour Tutorial Shutters

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This is such a wonderful demo and tutorial of Watercolor Shutters. Now I am going to also try this method on a different picture of patina that I have been wanting to paint. I had not known how to start it, but reading through this post gave me the confidence to finally give it a whirl.

6. How To Watercolor Still Life

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A watercolor still life that looks like the real thing needs three important elements: depth, light, and color. Learn how to create a lovely still life in watercolor with this awesome tutorial from Grow Creative and learn basic techniques for capturing light, and mixing color.

7. Paint Black Cat With Watercolor

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This beginner-friendly watercolor tutorial will show you how to paint the silhouette of a black cat watching a harvest moon. I must say I can dabble in this project right away since it looks so simple and easy.

8. Simple Watercolor Leaf Tutorial

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Paint a watercolor leaf in less than 30 seconds! Once you read through this tutorial you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to paint a leaf. You’ll be an expert in no time. This is a one-stroke process so it’ll be a piece of cake!

9. Watercolor Tutorial Layering

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The transparency of watercolors is one of the underlying qualities that make watercolor painting so beautiful! A technique you can try is to layer your watercolors. Learn how to control the layering technique with this quick and easy tutorial from The Alison Show.

10. Simple Winter Watercolor Art Tutorial

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Create your own beautiful winter scenes, and don’t worry – this super simple watercolor tutorial is great for beginner and aspiring artists. This DIY art project is perfect for both people who love going out in the snow and those who’d prefer to view it from afar. It’s even perfect to do this with your kids.

11. Watercolor Shaded Spheres

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12. DIY Watercolor Pumpkin Tutorial

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13. How To Paint An Apple With Watercolor

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14. Watercolor Tutorial Roses

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15. Create Watercolor Flowers Tutorial

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16. Crepe And Watercolor Flower Tutorial

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17. How To Paint A Venice Boat

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18. How To Paint A Daisy In Watercolor

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19. Painted Watercolor Pillow

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20. Easy Watercolor Portrait

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21. Tutorial Brick Texture In Watercolour

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22. How to Paint People

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23. Using Tissue Paper As A Watercolor Technique For Textures

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24. How To Paint A Rainy Cityscape

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25. Step By Step Watercolor Winter Farm Scene

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26. Watercolor How to Paint Sand

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27. How To Paint Dark Watercolor Backgrounds

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28. Watercolor Tutorial Salt Painting

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29. Watercolor Tutorial Night Sky

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30. Simple Watercolor Cards Tutorial

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31. Paint Watercolor Agate Slices

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32. Watercolor Tutorial Resist Technique

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33. Watercolor Succulent Tutorial

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34. Spatter Watercolor Tree Tutorial

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35. Watercolor Tutorial Plants

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36. Herbal Watercolor Tutorial

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