Color Mixing Watercolor Tips For Beginners

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Color Mixing Watercolor Tips For Beginners

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Knowing the science—and art—of color mixing in watercolor is so important in taking your practice to the next level. Not only is it a handy skill to find that perfect color for the flower or landscape you’re painting, it can also save you money from having to buy a gazillion shades pre-mixed! Plus, if you’re a color nerd like me, it can be a lot of fun. 😹

This video is an excerpt from the full length The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Watercolor: Top Questions Answered. In that video, I did a deep dive into the most common questions asked during a typical watercolor workshop . So if you’ve got other burning questions and want to really improve watercolor, those two videos are GREAT places to go check out next.


Color Mixing Watercolor Tips For Beginners

00:00 – This exercise IS YOUR ANSWER to water control.
17:19 – How to apply this to your painting
23:05 – Don’t miss this!!


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