8 Inspring Watercolour Painting Tutorial Videos on YouTube

If you love watercolour painting then you are going to love these videos. Here are 8 inspiring Watercolour painting tips and tutorial videos.

Easy 3 Color Watercolor Sunset

If you have ever wanted to create a beautiful sunset with just 3 colours then you have come to the right place. Lindsay Weirich will show you how to blend wet into wet and also mix all the colours in order to create a spectacular sunset. Just grab your paint brush and your Alizarin Crimson, Ultramarine Blue, and Cadmium Yellow and enjoy!

How to paint a Cherry Tree in Watercolor

This is a fascinating, inventive technique.  Tap your paintbrush onto a solid object and create a splatter effect and if you are as good as Leonardo Pereznieto, you will create a gorgeous Cherry tree with this method. You are going to need watercolor round brushes: 00, 2, 10, 22, watercolour paper and a wooden rod for the tapping.

How to Paint a Realistic Eye

The first excellent tutorial in a series, where you will initially use Watercolours to create a beautiful, realistic eye from a reference photo.  If you choose to continue with the series you will ultimately create a full Watercolour portrait.  Paint with Kelly Eddington tutoring you as you work.


Watercolor Quick Tips and Tricks

This video is a must for those who are up for experimentation and creativity. Pear Fleur shows you different effects, wet on wet, wet on dry, dual colouring.  She shows you amazing results when you put kosher salt on watercolour paint and when you create a stunning starry sky using a toothbrush.  This video has a whole host of tips and tricks to get those creative juices flowing.

How to Choose Good Watercolor Painting Brushes

“Holy watercolour Batman!” No need to spend your days in the dark. Steve Mitchell at ‘The Mind of Watercolor’, will show you how to choose the best brushes. You will only need three or four brushes including rounds and flats that are made of natural or faux hair.  Save a few animals and go for faux hair in my opinion.  The video is incredibly detailed and a must for those researching the best tools for the job.

How to Paint Feathers in Two Different Styles

Painting feathers, a delicate process that requires patience and skill. In this video by ‘Fantasvale’, the tutor will show you two different styles.  Create a very realistic looking feather and also a splendid, colourful, poetic-looking feather. For this tutorial you are going to need watercolor paper, a good set of watercolors, a good rounded point brush, n.12; a board, paper tape, water and kitchen roll or towels.

5 Minute Beginner Watercolor Tips

Just five minutes of your life as a beginner, for some excellent tips that will help you on your way to being a skilled watercolour artist.  This video by Coco Bee Art, with a background music remix by James Blake, called The Wilhelm Scream, is more of an experience than just a few tips. Watch this at a party with the lights off, in a smoke filled room and you are guaranteed to learn faster!

Traditional Chinese Watercolor Painting

Be warned this video's host does not speak in English, he talks in Mandarin, but I thought I would include it in this set, as the artist’s technique and results when using a bamboo brush to create gorgeous watercolour flowers, is something any budding watercolour artist ,enthusiast can learn from and enjoy.  The results are remarkable. This video is by ‘Traditional Chinese Paintings’


I hope that you enjoyed these fun and educational videos.  Any requests, please drop me a message below. See you all soon.

7 Beginner Art Tutorial Videos on YouTube

Everybody should attempt painting and drawing at some point in their lives. It is not only fun, it can be healing, calming meditative too.  Many people find that they have a creative flair for artwork, and it becomes not only a hobby & passion, but a lifetime career. For others it can just be a lifelong hobby.

The beauty of the internet is that you can find a zillion decent articles, videos, blogs and tutorials for professional artists hobbyists and Sunday afternoon doodlers.

YouTube is one such resource for anyone who is looking to learn new art skills and imporove their artwork.

Here are 7 cool art tutorials for beginners.

Using just the colour blue, here is Mr Otter Art Studio showing you how to layer you artwork, creating a simple, yet beautiful, Landscape in Watercolour.


Grab a 9 x 12 canvas board, a bunch of acrylic paints, Cadmium Red, Medium Shade, Mars Black,
Phthalo Blue (Green Shade), Titanium White, Yellow Ocher, and Golden Acrylic Glazing Liquid Gloss. Then head on over to Cinnamon Cooney, 'The Art Sherpa', as she teaches you to paint a Pop art style girl with a really cool hat.


Brush, ink, pencil and watercolor, that's all you need to make an abosoutely stunning Illustration with the excellent Allison Woodward over at opusartsupplies.  Starting with sketching Allison takes you through the whole process, including line work, grey washing and watercolouring.


Draw a realistic eye with a pencil. This video is step by step and is brilliant because of Tom McPherson's calming narration and simple yet effective method.


Keep calm and have some fun! Learn to doodle in your spare time, anywhere! A great video by Art ala Carte.


ime to learn about soft chalk pastels with the superb Michael Howley at ArtTutor.com.  This is an indepth tutrorial and by the end your chalk pastel skill level will be elevated to Master of Pastels!


A simple yet stunning sunset if what you'll be drawing, armed with your new soft Pastel knowledge.  If you have only oil pastels this artwork is still achievable. The soothing music and narration with put you in the flow!  Here is Leontine van vliet.

These seven beginner art tutorials are a good starting point for anyone of any age who wants to take their first steps into the wonderful world of art. I believe that painting and drawing is one of those special, creative hobbies.  Not only is it productive and fun, but it is also truly relaxing and soothing for the mind.