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Framing and Display

How To Mount Watercolor Paper

An easy, step-by-step tutorial on how to mount watercolor paper so that it stays flat- no bumps.

Invest in a simple mat cutter and the world of framing is at your fingertips. Cutting mats is easy, inexpensive, and takes your artwork to a new level. It looks custom, even if you buy a readymade frame from a store.

How To: Cut a Mat for Framing Artwork

Invest in a simple mat cutter and the world of framing is at your fingertips. Cutting mats is easy, inexpensive, and takes your artwork to a new level. It looks custom, even if you buy a readymade frame from a store.What You Need:Materials:Mat boardArtwork Tools:Sharp straight blade, such a X-Acto knife or box cutterMat cutter, like this Logan 4000 Pull-Style CutterStraight edge rulerPencilProtective cutting surfaceStore bought frame Instructions:1. Make sure your cutting surface is clean.

framing canvas panel

How to Mount and Frame a Canvas Board - Logan Graphic Products

A canvas board is a heavy multi-ply board paper board with canvas wrapped around it. It allows painters to get started painting quickly without having to go through the preliminaries of having to stretch the canvas over a wooden frame. Canvas boards are convenient but they can be tricky to frame. Unlike stretched canvas, which …

FAQ - Matboard and More

Matboard and More

FAQ - Matboard and More

Custom framing is darn expensive. But did you know you can get a custom look with off-the-shelf frames for a fraction of the cost? Yup - I'm telling you how here!

Do You Know This Budget Framing Trick? | The Homes I Have Made

Custom framing is darn expensive. But did you know you can get a custom look with off-the-shelf frames for a fraction of the cost? Yup - I'm telling you how here!

How To Mount Watercolor Paper

An easy, step-by-step tutorial on how to mount watercolor paper so that it stays flat- no bumps.

Inks

Tips for Using Alcohol Inks and Supplies Needed | CreateForLess.com Discount Craft Supplies

Alcohol Inks- What You Need To Know Before You Start

Tips for Using Alcohol Inks and Supplies Needed | CreateForLess.com Discount Craft Supplies

Planning Your Inking Strategy – A Line and Wash Floral | Steve Mitchell on Patreon

Official Post from Steve Mitchell

Animals

How to Paint a Realistic Giraffe With Watercolors// Follow along with this easy step-by-step narrated tutorial and learn how to paint a realistic giraffe with watercolours!

How to Paint a Realistic Giraffe With Watercolors

How to Paint a Realistic Giraffe With Watercolors// Follow along with this easy step-by-step narrated tutorial and learn how to paint a realistic giraffe with watercolours!

VIDEO: How to Paint Fur (with Watercolors) - EmptyEasel.com

When painting fur, it’s important to think in terms of layers. Take a look at this demonstration by Susan Bourdet - as you’ll see, she adds at least three layers of paint to get the desired texture

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How to Paint a Cat's Face in Watercolor

Architecture

Abandoned Building | A watercolor by Erik Lundgren - YouTube

Abandoned Building | A watercolor by Erik Lundgren

Abandoned Building | A watercolor by Erik Lundgren - YouTube

How to paint..a French village scene.

Another light hearted, lockdown 'LIVE' tutorial from Simon and Monica's studio in the south of France. This week's theme is set in their village of Pouzolles...

Timelapse Watercolor Barn

Basics

How to trace or transfer images on to watercolor paper.

How to trace or transfer images on to watercolor paper. Four fast and easy ways!

Rubber Cement Resist with Watercolors

Thanks for all your comments yesterday! I'm feeling better today. A little less overwhelmed. Maia and I tried another fun watercolor resist earlier this week. With rubber cement! Rubber Cement Resist with Watercolors MATERIALS Watercolor paper or cardstock Rubber cement Watercolor paint (we used liquid watercolors) INSTRUCTIONS I had picked up a book called Watercolor Essentials from the library. It's one of the many watercolor technique books (for adults) out there. I skimmed through it…

The Illustrai: How to Paint White in Watercolor

A common issue people have with watercolor is how to paint white subjects. In this tutorial I show you how I create the illusion of white using watercolors.

Berries

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Birds

Painting Watercolor

Animal Painting Watercolor

Painting Watercolor

Watercolour Tip from PETER WOOLLEY: Birds

One of the easiest ways to add a little bit of life to a quiet watercolour landscape is to include a few birds. In this demonstration, Peter Woolley explores...

Brushes and Brushing

Lets talk about Fan Acrylic Paint Brushes! Want to learn how to paint trees and grass and more!? I’m going to show you how to paint with a Fan brush!! #acrylicpaintbrushes #learnhowtopaint #thesocialeaselonlinepaintstudio Step-by-step Painting Tutorials Online Painting Videos Learn to Paint How to Paint DIY Painting Party Art Instructions Painting for Beginners How to use a Fan Paint Brush Flat Paint Brush How to Paint Trees Acrylic Painting Grass Video Art Lessons for Beginners Acrylic…

Learn to use a Fan Brush with Christie Hawkins and The Social Easel Online Paint Studio VIDEO

Lets talk about Fan Acrylic Paint Brushes! Want to learn how to paint trees and grass and more!? I’m going to show you how to paint with a Fan brush!! #acrylicpaintbrushes #learnhowtopaint #thesocialeaselonlinepaintstudio Step-by-step Painting Tutorials Online Painting Videos Learn to Paint How to Paint DIY Painting Party Art Instructions Painting for Beginners How to use a Fan Paint Brush Flat Paint Brush How to Paint Trees Acrylic Painting Grass Video Art Lessons for Beginners Acrylic…

Down by the Sea with Brush and Pen: Draw and Paint Beautiful Coastal Scenes

Amazon.com: Down by the Sea with Brush and Pen: Draw and Paint Beautiful Coastal Scenes (9781600611636): Nice, Claudia: Books

How to Use a Rigger Brush Watercolor Painting Lesson by Jennifer Branch

How to Use a Rigger Brush Watercolor Painting Lesson by Jennifer Branch

How to Use a Rigger Brush Watercolor Painting Lesson by Jennifer Branch

Bugs

Give Your Art its Wings🦋

Shop Arteza for a set of 36 Watercolor Premium Artist Paints in Half Pans. High-quality supplies created with artists in mind. Get fast, free shipping.

Transparent Watercolor Butterfly Tutorial

In this video I'm going to show you how to use watercolor's transparent qualities to paint a delicate overlapping effect! This beautiful blue butterfly was t...

Colours

What is Fugitive Color? Watercolor Painting Tips From Birgit O'Connor - Artist's Network #watercolour

What is Fugitive Color? Watercolor Painting Tips From Birgit O'Connor

If you intend to sell your art or teach a course in watercolor painting, you need to know what 'fugitive color' means.

Finishes

How to protect a watercolor painting

OK, I have to make an assumption here. There are two types of people who

How to Seal, Mount & Varnish Watercolor Paintings - Online Art Lessons

Learn how to seal, mount and varnish a watercolour painting in this online painting class. You will see what is the correct adhesive to use for mounting. How quickly make your watercolour paintings waterproof as well as how to varnish the painting so that it can be hung like an oil painting.

Flowers

"Watercolor, with all its subtle color and value gradations and its many welcome surprises, is the perfect medium for capturing the mood."  - Ray Hendershot  By @mylenemolo 💫  Release your creativity with a BONUS eBook Library by buying NIL Tech Pencil Set, just click ➡️THE WEBSITE LINK   Follow us on: 👉FB /NiLTechClub🎨 👉IG @love_to_draw_nil 🎨 ✔️For More Great works ✔️Chance to get featured  #art #drawing #pencil #beautiful #graphic #graphics #niltech #watercolor #watercolour #flower

"Watercolor, with all its subtle color and value gradations and its many welcome surprises, is the perfect medium for capturing the mood." - Ray Hendershot By @mylenemolo 💫 Release your creativity with a BONUS eBook Library by buying NIL Tech Pencil Set, just click ➡️THE WEBSITE LINK Follow us on: 👉FB /NiLTechClub🎨 👉IG @love_to_draw_nil 🎨 ✔️For More Great works ✔️Chance to get featured #art #drawing #pencil #beautiful #graphic #graphics #niltech #watercolor #watercolour #flower

How to Paint a Bright & Vibrant Springtime Daffodil | Jarnie Godwin Art

How to paint a bright and vibrant springtime daffodil, with lots of clean, fresh watercolour washes and glazes, (with a few tips and tricks) for a complex, n...

Food

Watercolorist: @junytaz ⠀ ⠀ #waterblog # watercolor - Food Carving Ideas

🎨 Watercolorist: @junytaz⠀ ⠀ #waterblog #акварель #aquarelle #dra… 🎨 Watercolorist: @junytaz ⠀ #waterblog # watercolor #watercolor #drawing #art

Grasses

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Journalling

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Landscape

Learn the basics of painting stunning wilderness scenes like this one in my ebook! Available now.

Watercolor wilderness scenes

Learn the basics of painting stunning wilderness scenes like this one in my ebook! Available now.

Step by Step, Translucent Surfaces In Watercolor - David Dunlop's Blog

Step by Step, Translucent Surfaces In Watercolor - Painting Class with David Dunlop

Emmy-award winning Painting Class with David Dunlop: Follow David's blog and purchase DVDs and streaming videos of the PBS Series.

A quick and easy technique for painting snow is to leave random white areas and than add your branches to fit. Requires less planning and accuracy. This is a...

How to paint snow

A quick and easy technique for painting snow is to leave random white areas and than add your branches to fit. Requires less planning and accuracy. This is a...

Leaves

Watercolor

Pick up tips on painting with watercolor while Niki talks through her process and technique in painting this autumn leaf.

Leaf Painting Watercolor

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Watercolor Tutorial Leaf Painting Watercolor

Find the perfect handmade gift, vintage & on-trend clothes, unique jewelry, and more… lots more.

Loose Technique

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Masking

Using Masking Fluid with Watercolors-Everything You Need to Know #watercolor #watercolors #watercolour #painting

Using Masking Fluid with Watercolors: Everything You Need to Know

This blog post explains how to use masking fluid when painting with watercolors and also a few key tips to have in mind when using this invaluable tool.

Mountains

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Multi-media

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Negative painting

Negative Painting with Watercolor

Negative painting is where more focus is placed on the space around and in between the object. Most paintings benefit from a variety of positive and negative painting. If you struggle to see negative shapes try working from a black & white photo. Here I have shown the reference photo in black & white and color. I have experimented with masking fluids and tapes to save the whites of the paper but have found that nothing is as beautiful or effective as negative painting. Rarely do you come…

Painting Surfaces

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People

How to paint a portrait in watercolor — Kerrie Woodhouse

Ever thought about having a go at a portrait in watercolour? Good thinking… and these 10 tips for beginners are sure to get you off to a flying start.

Perspective

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Have a complex design with background behind it? Try masking film!

Using Masking Film with Colored Pencil - Carrie L. Lewis, Artist

Step-by-step illustrations and instructions for using masking film with colored pencil to preserve parts of your drawings.

Lets talk about Fan Acrylic Paint Brushes! Want to learn how to paint trees and grass and more!? I’m going to show you how to paint with a Fan brush!! #acrylicpaintbrushes #learnhowtopaint #thesocialeaselonlinepaintstudio Step-by-step Painting Tutorials Online Painting Videos Learn to Paint How to Paint DIY Painting Party Art Instructions Painting for Beginners How to use a Fan Paint Brush Flat Paint Brush How to Paint Trees Acrylic Painting Grass Video Art Lessons for Beginners Acrylic…

Learn to use a Fan Brush with Christie Hawkins and The Social Easel Online Paint Studio VIDEO

Lets talk about Fan Acrylic Paint Brushes! Want to learn how to paint trees and grass and more!? I’m going to show you how to paint with a Fan brush!! #acrylicpaintbrushes #learnhowtopaint #thesocialeaselonlinepaintstudio Step-by-step Painting Tutorials Online Painting Videos Learn to Paint How to Paint DIY Painting Party Art Instructions Painting for Beginners How to use a Fan Paint Brush Flat Paint Brush How to Paint Trees Acrylic Painting Grass Video Art Lessons for Beginners Acrylic…

Want to make your artwork look more realistic? Highlighting and shading in the right places can help accomplish that. Click to learn how to highlight and shade your paintings for a more realistic look and feel. Bring your artwork to the next level.#highlightpainting #shadepainting #artwork

Beginners Guide to Highlighting and Shading

Want to make your artwork look more realistic? Highlighting and shading in the right places can help accomplish that. #highlightpainting #shadepainting #artwork

Tips for Using Alcohol Inks and Supplies Needed | CreateForLess.com Discount Craft Supplies

Alcohol Inks- What You Need To Know Before You Start

Tips for Using Alcohol Inks and Supplies Needed | CreateForLess.com Discount Craft Supplies

Abandoned Building | A watercolor by Erik Lundgren - YouTube

Abandoned Building | A watercolor by Erik Lundgren

Abandoned Building | A watercolor by Erik Lundgren - YouTube

How To Mount Watercolor Paper

An easy, step-by-step tutorial on how to mount watercolor paper so that it stays flat- no bumps.

Quick Crafting Tip - Watercolor Pencils 101 - Lisa's Stamp Studio

Quick Crafting Tip - Watercolor Pencils 101 - Lisa's Stamp Studio

Mark your calendar for next Tuesday, April 4th - 8PM EST – 5PM PST – 6PM MST – 7PM CST! Join me for a live demonstration, tips and interactive fun on my Facebook page HERE. Be sure to "like" the page so you don't miss the notifications! On January 8th Stampin' Up! introduced a new […]

How to Get Smooth Color with Water Soluble Colored Pencil

Get Smooth Color with Water Soluble Colored Pencil - Carrie L. Lewis, Artist

A few basic tips to help you get smooth color with water soluble colored pencil, whether you're using them for under drawing work, or exclusively.

8+ Watercolor Pencil Techniques - Coloring Karia - YouTube

8+ Watercolor Pencil Techniques

8+ Watercolor Pencil Techniques - Coloring Karia - YouTube

What is Fugitive Color? Watercolor Painting Tips From Birgit O'Connor - Artist's Network #watercolour

What is Fugitive Color? Watercolor Painting Tips From Birgit O'Connor

If you intend to sell your art or teach a course in watercolor painting, you need to know what 'fugitive color' means.

Down by the Sea with Brush and Pen: Draw and Paint Beautiful Coastal Scenes

Amazon.com: Down by the Sea with Brush and Pen: Draw and Paint Beautiful Coastal Scenes (9781600611636): Nice, Claudia: Books

How to trace or transfer images on to watercolor paper.

How to trace or transfer images on to watercolor paper. Four fast and easy ways!

How to paint..a French village scene.

Another light hearted, lockdown 'LIVE' tutorial from Simon and Monica's studio in the south of France. This week's theme is set in their village of Pouzolles...

Watercolor

Pick up tips on painting with watercolor while Niki talks through her process and technique in painting this autumn leaf.

Leaf Painting Watercolor

Find the perfect handmade gift, vintage & on-trend clothes, unique jewelry, and more… lots more.

Making a lightweight Watercolor Board for Stretching Watercolor Paper and Pouring Wa...

Making a Watercolor Board for Stretching Watercolor Paper and Pouring Watercolors

Making a lightweight Watercolor Board for Stretching Watercolor Paper and Pouring Wa...