Watercolor Paint Projects
  • Ahh, summer...full of late sunsets, flickering fireflies and backyard barbecues, where slices of watermelon are fresh and juicy. To freeze time, if only just a tiny little bit, create a watermelon painting. Whether you're a novice painter or a pro with a palette, this four-step process is actually no sweat, and nearly as sweet as the real thing.
    Elise Engh
  • Meet card designer Deepti Malik and learn how simple it is to become a watercolor artist! Find out how different card weights, brush sizes and palette shapes can help you get the best results. Then, Deepti introduces you to a few brushstrokes that create gorgeous watercolor effects!
  • We all love these little prickly plants, and not just when they're in pots! The fun shapes and colors of the desert darlings are super-fun to incorporate into your art as well.
    Elise Engh
  • Learn how to paint a plump strawberry. Anna shows you how to bring the smooth, shiny texture of this fruit to life. You'll learn how to complete the initial wash, block in the seeds and paint the darkest areas to establish your painting's tonal range.
  • 'Tis the season to wear all the sweaters, eat all the carbs and remember just how stunning a winter landscape can be. So whip out those watercolor paints. When you're done with the fun and easy project below, you'll have a pine forest worthy of a wintry reverie.
    Elise Engh
  • Get started on your first project: a botanical study of a mushroom and acorns. Follow along with Kateri as she guides you step by step. You'll see how to add details, textures and more.
  • Finally, complete your third and final project: a bluebird on a flowering branch. You'll use the primary palette with the addition of burnt sienna.
This rose is big. Like, takes-up-most-of-your-paper big. But that’s what makes painting these blooms so fun!
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