Watercolor Art: How to Techniques Painting & Landscapes

Mastering the fundamentals and various approaches to watercolor art is challenging and rewarding. You’ll learn about watercolor painting techniques for landscapes and portraits and more, in online galleries, watercolor tutorials and creative challenges. Enjoy learning how to paint with watercolors!

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Painting the Town | Watercolor Cityscapes by Pablo Ruben Lopez Sanz

Subtle pops of color punctuate the gray streets of Pablo Rubén López Sanz‘s large-scale watercolor cityscapes, enticing us to view the world anew. The Spanish artist says that because he only paints landscapes and cityscapes, “travel offers the best way to find new subjects. All of my paintings are based on places to which I’ve actually...

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Painting Large | David Firmstone Watercolor Landscapes

For British artist David Firmstone, working large—often in the 3- to 4-feet range—opens the door to creative techniques not usually associated with watercolors. He has received international recognition for his extremely large watercolor landscapes and seascapes that, while clearly rooted in reality, have a dreamlike, sometimes unsettling, quality. Painting large opens the door to the...

How to paint with watercolor

The Benefits of Using Acrylic as Watercolor

Watercolor can be a fun medium. It creates beautiful washes of color that can be a joy to brush onto paper. But, watercolor can be a problematic medium. Because of its transparent nature, it's easy for an artist to lost control of it.