In preparation of today’s 1/6/21 livestream for my patrons all about watercolor mixing, I’ve assembled a collection of my introductory watercolor blog posts with videos. Info in them has been updated, since when I wrote them I knew next to nothing!
Getting Started: Watercolor Paper and Pan Paints
Getting Started: Watercolor Brushes I
Getting Started: 17 Watercolor Techniques
Watercolor: Brushes II: Synthetic vs Natural Hair
Understanding Daniel Smith Watercolor Ratings Chart
Getting to know Daniel Smith Watercolors: Dot charts
Getting to know Daniel Smith Watercolors: Essentials set
Getting to know Daniel Smith Watercolors: Primateks
Choosing your own watercolor palette
My 2019-2021 crafty palette
An ode to tiny palettes (for travel)
Unboxing and swatching 2 art mediums
A watercolor hex chart? (spoiler alert: no)
Daniel Smith Luminescent Watercolors
Comparing gold metallic watercolors
Using watercolor grounds
Watercolor sketchbook flipthrough & review
Which watercolors play nice together? Easy testing and doodling
Comparing 3 watercolor paper textures
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Need more inspiration?
Here’s the whole collection! If a link isn’t clickable yet, know that the topic is on the to-do list for 2021! Each Saturday a different one goes live.