This image editing software tutorial shows you how to create a cool watercolor or ink blot effect on photos in Photoshop. This is a simple and cool effect to make your photos look like they have been painted or made out of an ink/watercolour mark. See how to get painterly in P ...more
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A quick demo from my studio on how to paint a summery sky. Blue skies with clouds can be a problem for some, so watch this real-time demo to help learn how to do it.
Using water, nail polish, and a white ceramic mug, you can easily create your own artsy DIY coffee mug with a "watercolor" effect colored on its surface. Simply fill an empty, disposable container (like a disposable pie pan) with warm water and add a drizzle of nail polish. Y ...more
This watercolor tutorial shows beginners how to paint a realistic eye. This video has been sped up 8 times. Video: .
Watch this instructional painting video to paint a hot red peony with watercolors on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these beautiful p ...more
Watercolor painting is a great way to get introduced to the world of painting and fine art. The free flowing nature of watercolor allows you to start out simply as you refine your craft. You can make any shape or image that comes to your imagination. In this video series, lear ...more
Watch this instructional painting video to paint a rose using the wet-in-wet method of watercolor painting on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice p ...more
Painting landscapes with golden fields of grass, trees and wintry skies can create beautiful works of art. Learn how to paint a golden fields watercolor landscape painting from a professional artist in this free painting video series. Paint a watercolor landscape - Part 1 of 3 ...more
This video tutorial offers tips on various illustration techniques. Illustrate with watercolor and colored pencil in black and white for practical purposes. When drawing professional illustrations, there is not a lot of room for mistakes. Use water color, ink and colored penci ...more
In this video, we learn how to pain orchid flowers with watercolor paints. Start out by using a light lilac color on the petals. Use a thin brush to push the colors around on the picture so you have slight shading around the different petals. Use a darker purple color in the m ...more
If you're a beginner to Chinese watercolor painter then you do have to do a little research and practice before you actually let your paintbrush hit the canvas. From using the right paint to the right brush, every single thing you employ for your art matters in the ultimate cr ...more
In this video, we learn how to use watercolor pencil techniques. The rendering process is similar to those with graphite. You will use strokes, giving them different lengths and colors to create texture. You can do crosshatching on the paper so everything is darker and you are ...more
This three part tutorial shows you how to create artistic images that look like watercolor and ink drawings. Part 1 covers overlaying scanned texture and edges to give a photo an artistic flair in Photoshop. Part 2 covers adding the ink to this digital watercolor. Part 3 cover ...more
Watch this two part instructional painting video to paint wisteria flowers from life with watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some news print to practice painti ...more
This video teaches the secrets of using acetate sheet to develop watercolor painting. Some tips of using acetate sheet to develop watercolor painting are: Acetate sheets will come to use mainly when painting flowers, nature, birds, animals, etc. (e.g., flower in this video). I ...more
Learn how to understand the Difference between Chinese ink and watercolor with Chinese paintings. There are several differences between ink and watercolor art. Learn how to spot these variations with this video tutorial from Blue Heron Arts. This tutorial shows the differences ...more
This video demonstrates painting a special type of landscape, a waterscape. This work is done in watercolor.
This video illustrate how to paint a breezy sky in watercolors.Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take sheet of paper,pencil and watercolors. Step 2: Now start by drawing the outline of the cloud and similarly draw the whole landscape. Step 3: Now take the b ...more
Check out this video with Bob Davies to learn how to paint watercolor trees. These videos will cover everything from paint selection, painting distant, winter, and summer trees, and techniques. Part 1 of 4 - How to Paint watercolor trees. Part 2 of 4 - How to Paint watercolor ...more
Loving Breakbot’s newest single, Baby I’m Yours, featuring Irfane. But I'm even more impressed by the music video. Created by Irina Dakeva (of Wizz Design), the rotoscope animation was tediously made with over 2,000 watercolor paintings. Check out motionographer's interview wi ...more
Learn how to stretch your paper and prepare it for painting in the watercolor style from this how-to video series. Pick up some techniques for watercolor, like wet on wet paint, using salt for texture, creating shadows, detailing, color choice, and finishing. Watch these video ...more
Painting with watercolors is a great way to bring any artistic design to life. Learn to paint a lighthouse watercolor painting from a professional artist in this free painting video series. Paint a lighthouse with watercolors - Part 1 of 24. Click through to watch this video o ...more
Watercolor painting is a great way to bring any artistic design to life. Learn how to paint an orchid using watercolors from a professional artist in this free painting video series. Part 1 of 48 - How to Paint an orchid in watercolors. Paint an orchid in watercolors - Part 2 ...more
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more
Photoshop Mama shows us another way to render a watercolor from a photo using filters in Photoshop in this video series. This method produces subtle pencil sketch lines in addition to the luminous watercolor effect. This is a detailed tutorial that is going to take some time b ...more
This video demonstrates how to paint a lake in watercolors.
Watch this instructional painting video to paint roses and wisteria flowers with bees using watercolors on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint paper to practic ...more
Painting with watercolors is a great way to bring any artistic design to life. Learn how to paint a house and church watercolor painting from a professional artist in this free painting video series. Part 1 of 19 - How to Paint a house & church for watercolors. Paint a house & ...more
Vivian shows us how to use the watercolor salt technique in this video. This is great if you want to make underwater paintings and have a coral effect on them. The salt will cause the painting to look more rough and you can see the salt on the paper and how it absorbed the col ...more
Windmills are perfect subjects for watercolor paintings. Learn each step in detail to creating a beautiful watercolor windmill in this free instructional painting video series. Part 1 of 24 - How to Paint a Windmill with watercolors. Paint a Windmill with watercolors - Part 2 ...more
Watch this instructional painting video to paint a rose with watercolors on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these beautiful rose petals.
Watercolor looks beautiful, but can make a huge mess. The same effect can be created with both pencils and markers. Stamps can then be colored in with vibrant detail. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to color in stamps using watercolor pencils and markers. Part ...more
This how-to video demonstrates the right skills for stamping with a watercolor technique. You will need non-running inks to stamp the initial image, a specialty brush pen, and watercolor paper. This watercolor effect is pretty, and can add some different texture to your stampe ...more
Photoshopuniverse shows you how to simulate a watercolor painting on Photoshop. With this you can take any photo and make it look like it was a water color painting. Take any photo and then duplicate the layer 3 times including original. Focus on the first layer go to cut out. ...more
Painting with watercolors doesn't have to be left to the experts! Now you can learn the basics, from supplies to techniques for creating interesting paintings in this free online art lesson on video about painting taught by expert Larry Dubitsky. Begin watercolor painting - Pa ...more
This video series shows one method to produce an artistic watercolor effect from a photo. Instruction also incudes tip for "actionizing" this method, in Photoshop. Remember, this is an artistic idea so make your own interpretations and additions! Part 1 of 6 - How to Create an ...more
Learn how to paint a tree in watercolor by watching this video demonstration.
Learn the required techniques for painting distant watercolor trees. In other words, these are the trees that sit in the distant landscape, providing the background - the 'supporting cast' if you like - for the more important elements in your painting, maybe a house, a figure ...more
In this series of art instruction videos, our expert painter and painting instructor takes you through the creation of an entire painting using water color glazes, also known as transparencies. She discusses which colors make the best watercolor glazes, such as cadmium red, co ...more
The esteemed tradition of Chinese watercolor goes back thousands of years and hasn't changed much in terms of composition, subject matter, and materials used. So back then as much as today sky dieties and kings would sip green tea outside pagodas perched high above the clouds, ...more
In this video tutorial, we learn how to create an animated watercolor painting effect with the Toonit plugin in Adobe After Effects. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint ...more
In this two part video artist, Henry Li, shows you how to make rice paper shikishi board yourself for watercolor painting. You'll learn and quick and easy way to create your own material to eventually paint with watercolor. This is a great tutorial for all artist maybe looking ...more
Start with a basic photograph in Adobe Photoshop, and then apply the filters and processes outlined in this video to end up with a watercolor sketch effect. This is a great treatment to give portraits a unique and memorable look. Turn a photo into a watercolor style sketch in ...more
Here is a short study/demonstration clip of cats eyes in watercolor, Titled Crystal Blue Persuasion, by Lori Andrews. Learn how to paint watercolor cat eyes with the text notes in the video. Lori Andrews is a self taught artist and painting instructor.
Even as early as first grade art class, you learn that watercolor/painting is an entirely different category from stamping, which basically requires a stamp pad and rubber stamp. But this tutorial blurs the line between the two art forms in the most attractive way possible. W ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to use the cold pressed watercolor paper technique. Start out with one leaf, then use your brush to apply more color above it. Continue to apply the paint and try to blend it. It will be difficult to blend and get a smooth effect, but it will loo ...more
Watercolor painting is a great hobby for expressing creativity and creating beautiful art. Learn about the basics of watercolor painting in this free art lesson video series. Part 1 of 23 - How to Do studies with watercolor paints. Do studies with watercolor paints - Part 2 of ...more
Watch to learn how to paint a watercolor of fishing boats at St. Ives Cornwall. Video is not in real time.
In Chinese watercolor paiting, static subjects like cherry blossoms and peach trees never go out of fashion because they represent the teeming life and beauty of nature that most Chinese watercolor artists enjoy representing. In this video, you'll get a Chinese watercolor pai ...more
Get some tips on using watercolor for your art drawings. This video tutorial will show you how to use Prismacolor Watercolor pencils. If you're new to drawing with watercolor pencils, this will help you out, especially for you nature journals folks.
In this 'How to Paint a Rose' tutorial video you'll learn one of the most popular subjects for painting in watercolor. You'll see how to get the delicate transitions from light to dark in the petals and the deeper colors of the leaves and stem. Two round brushes were used - a ...more
Scrapbooking is all about using a variety of materials to create different effects. This idea just uses simple household masking tape and watercolor paints. Masking tape can be stuck onto a glass surface or anything else where it can be easily removed, and then painted with wa ...more
Using water color paper and tracing paper are a few necessary and useful tools that will help you paint a rooster with watercolors. Learn more about watercolor painting tools from a professional artist in this free painting video. Paint a rooster with watercolors - Part 1 of 2 ...more
Feeling creative but don't want to venture beyond your kitchen to buy art supplies? Using baking soda, white vinegar, food coloring, and other common kitchen staples, you can very easily mix together your own watercolor painting set and create different colors in the individua ...more
Are you a gigantic fan of James Cameron's film, Avatar and have some artistic talent? Why not wear your badge of "Proud Avatar Fan" on your bedroom wall, with this video tutorial on how to draw & watercolor Na'vi Jake Sully. This video goes in fast motion taking you from the b ...more
Polish your watercolor painting skills with this tutorial, which features tips on how to create several watercolor painting effects. You'll learn how to do a wash, a glaze, dry brush detailing, dropping color, and bleeding. Combine the methods together for a watercolor paint ...more
This is a video about how to create a simple water color painting. First we have to select the seen that we are going to paint on the paper. Next give a rough sketch on the paper about the scene that you have imagine or select to paint with a pencil. Next take the water proof ...more
In this video, we learn how to watercolor paint a California barn. To start, you will take a small painted brush and start to paint the outline of the barn. next, you will dip the brush into different colors to create the inside of the barn and the details on the outside of it ...more
In order to create a watercolor effect with Stampin' Up markers, you will need the following: Stampin' Up markers, Stampin' Up pastels, stamps, color spritzer tool, a water resistant ink, cotton swabs, a blow dryer, aqua painter brush, and watercolor paper. Stamp the image th ...more
This video will show you how to use watercolor wonder crayons to create nice effects on your greeting cards and other paper projects. This watercolor crayon effect looks very nice and can be used in almost any context.