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’


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