Useful Basic Materials, Techniques and Info For Watercolor Painting

These videos provide useful and helpful information for watercolor painting, especially if you are just getting started.

Value Sketching – Basic Ideas And Techniques

Planning Your Painting One Of The Best Ways To Improve Your Watercolor Painting Why Use Thumbnail Sketches? Creating small - thumbnail - value sketches is a recommended practice for watercolor painting. The process of creating them promotes and stimulates exploration...

Creating A Five Step Value Scale

Creating A Five Step Value Scale One Of The Most Useful Painting Tools You Can Have One of the most useful things you can have in watercolor is not a material at all. It is an abbreviated value scale that will help you see the values in your subjects and in your...

Three Ways To Stretch Watercolor Paper

Three Easy Ways To Stretch Watercolor Paper Two Quick and Easy, One More Effective Here are three ways to stretch watercolor paper.  It is recommended for 140lb and lighter watercolor paper. One method, which actually uses staples to hold the edges of the paper to the...