%watercolorists is excited whenever someone discovers and explores watercolor, and is continually looking for ways to make those first paintings a fun and successful experience. We've gathered together resources that artists put together to help others discover this medium.
The first thing you need is the desire, the creative spark to discover this wet and wild medium! Of course you want to start with the right tools, and these tutorials goes over the items perfect for the beginner.
Ever see something in a painting that you wish you knew how they did that? From creating a texture, mixing colors, to a layering effect, deviants rise to answer these burning questions.
We also have a great collection of techniques within our aquatips features
AquaTips - Masking Fluid by *p-e-a-k
AquaTips - Watercolor & Pen Sample by ~analog77
AquaTips - Transfer drawings to watercolour paper by *p-e-a-k
AquaTips - Wavy Watercolor Paper by *KelliRoos
Community AquaTips - Stretching Watercolor Paper
Community AquaTips - Salt Techniques
From Start to Finish
Want to see how watercolorists bring it all together? See how several deviants use different techniques and subject matter to pull together a complete painting.
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Got a question that you need a more personal response to? Many things exist on dA to help you with that as well, just ask!
Want to ask members for advice? Post a question in our forum.
Check out the full listing of our AquaTips feature.
See more great dA tutorials AquaTips - dA Watercolor Tutorials
For a listing and description of some important online watercolor resources, just click here