One of the most iconic and recognizable landscapes in the world is the Tuscan countryside. And I’ll be honest, I’ve been dreaming of those rolling vineyard hills recently. So I thought why not teach you how to paint a watercolor Italian countryside?
This style is another Matisse-inspired painterly vibe—similar to my beach scene here. I just love painting in this style because it’s playful and flowy. It’s not complicated and it’s great for any skill level. This tutorial is jam-packed with fun techniques. I hope you enjoy!
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Italian Watercolor Countryside
00:00 – Intro
00:47 – Getting Matisse inspo
01:57 – Reference photo and color mixing.
03:54 – Painting begins with some distant landscape
06:34 – Adding a little house.
07:20 – Adding trees and closer landscape details.
09:16 – Adding fluffy texture to the vineyard rows.
10:04 – Filling in white spaces…
10:34 – Framing the house more.
11:34 – Dancing around, loose and playful.
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