Wet-On-Wet Watercolor Technique

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Wet-On-Wet Watercolor Technique

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Wet-on-wet is a basic and classic technique for painting watercolor.

You can use it for florals, landscapes, patterns…almost anything! It’s my absolute favorite thing about watercolor. It’s magical, it’s how you blend colors, how you diffuse colors, and in this tutorial, I show you three ways to use this technique—pushing, pulling, and poking.

Keep doing these exercises and experience the magic of watercolor yourself!


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  1. Patti says:

    Great tutorial. Thank you. Well done and fun! Appreciate the coaching for Type A’s. Really appreciate that!

  2. […] If you’d like to see a video that demonstrates how to apply the wet on wet technique, check out Jenna Rainey’s awesome tutorial. […]

  3. Nancy Pais says:

    Hi Jenna.

    I love your videos! I am using them on a regular basis as I’m wanting to improve and become more confident in watercolor. I had to put this goal on-hold for years when I took care of my mother. So, I’m just now getting back into it.

    You have a way of explaining different methods and making them doable in small segments. I thank you for this. I plan on checking out all of your videos in time and your book Everyday Watercolor, also.

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