watercolors

Why does my Watercolor Paper Buckle? How to Keep Watercolor Paper from Buckling

watercolor paper buckling

“Heeeelp! Why does my watercolor paper buckle & how can I fix this? I tried everything and do things exactly the way you do but it still buckles!!” Do you see yourself in that message I recently received from someone who follows my tutorials but still needed a little extra help with their watercolor paper? […]

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How to Control Water in Your Watercolor Painting! Master the Paint to Water Ratio!

Recently there are a lot of questions about the right amount of water in your watercolor paintings. Here are some tips for you to master the paint-to-water ratio! So that you can easily control water and end up with the colors you wanted! The first way to control your paint-to-water ratio is when you mix […]

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Create Special Effects with these Watercolor Techniques!

You think creating special effects with watercolors is only for absolute pros?! I’m sorry to say that but you’re totally wrong!! Isn’t that quite good though? đŸ˜‰ Making your picture more vivid and interesting is not that difficult! It may take a little practice but you can easily learn how to add: Fog or mist, […]

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Little known Watercolor Painting Techniques that’ll Instantly create Depth

Today’s topic is watercolor techniques that create depth or how to make your painting look three-dimensional!! Yes, you got that right, we’re talking about three-dimensions and vividness to make your painting more interesting! Have you ever wondered how you can create depth and you tried but it didn’t work out the way you wanted it? […]

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