Learn the first steps to watercolour painting

Time to caress the paper with your brush

Watercolour painting is a wonderful skill to learn. My tutorials will show you how to use the basic materials, the paper, paints and brushes. You’ll soon be creating masterpieces. Enjoy!

Understanding the basic techniques is the foundation of watercolour painting

The alchemy of watercolour painting is a balance between the water and paint used and the way the paint is applied. Wet on wet and wet on dry techniques are all simply explained. You’ll be painting subtle watercolour effects in no time at all.

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Featured video tutorials

Let’s make a start

Grab your brush and paints

Learn to create layers

It’s all about the amount of water

Learn how to paint trees

Subtle brush marks work wonders

Type of paper is important

Dry to a smooth surface

Paint wet on wet

Subtle washes and sharp edges

More tutorials you might be interested in

Great painting relies on good drawing. Why not investigate new ways to improve your drawing techniques? Here are some great drawing videos to help develop your art.

  • Learn how to draw landscape
  • Learn how to draw Still Life

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