When you’re first starting out with watercolor, or even if you’re a more experienced artist stuck and in need of inspiration, playing around with simple painting ideas can be loads of fun!
That’s my main message—play! In this tutorial I show give you three things to try: an easy wet-on-wet abstract, an easy flower bouquet, and a sunset landscape. Each of these use different watercolor techniques and brush strokes, too, so it’s great practice!
And if you want to go more in depth with watercolor techniques, check out my Complete Beginner’s Guide to Watercolor!
Simple Watercolor Painting Ideas for Beginners
00:00 – Intro
00:17 – 1st painting: easy abstract
04:45 – 2nd painting; simple daisy flower bouquet
11:51 – 3rd painting: sunset and palm tree landscape
21:27 – Let me encourage you…
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Complete Beginner’s Guide to Watercolor: Top Questions Answered
Complete Beginner’s Guide to Watercolor
Complete Beginner’s Guide to Watercolor Flowers
Watercolor Techniques: Wet-on-Wet
Watercolor Techniques: Wet-on-Dry
10 Tips to Improve Watercolor
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