Do you want to improve your watercolor skills in a few easy lessons? Subscribe below !

Subscribe to my newsletter for regular updates and get instant access to my

FREE ESSENTIAL WATERCOLOR TIPS !

Online Watercolor Classes
Learn Watercolors at Home with my
" Watercolor Masterclass for Beginners "

Read the Blog
Discover painting tips and step by step tutorials in my watercolor blog...

About this site

Hi, I'm Anthony.
So you're ready to make a dent in the world of watercolors ? Good for you. My love affair with painting began when I was a kid. But this blog isn’t about me... I started this website to share everything I've learned about watercolors in the hopes that it might help & inspire others to pursue the same creative voyage.
You're welcome to follow along... 

About Me...

* My articles may contain the occasional affiliate link, which can help me earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you!

Here's where you can find my latest blog posts :

Anthony

Looking for some simple inspiration ? Below you’ll find some watercolor painting ideas which use very simple wet techniques. What do I mean by “wet techniques” ? In watercolors, the colored pigments are held in suspension by the water you use to dilute the paint. While the surface of the paper is damp, or your brush marks are wet, the pigments flow and disperse in ways which sometimes seem unpredictable

Read More

Anthony

I know what you’re thinking… And you’re probably right. I’m a sucker when it comes to buying watercolor supplies ! I’m sure I’ve got far too much stuff. Which is why I’m perhaps in a good position to tell you just what you need, and what you don’t… When you get started with watercolors it’s easy to become confused by the vast choice of painting materials. Making bad choices in

Read More

Anthony

It’s that time of year again.(For those of you who've forgotten, I’m talking about Valentines day!)And I know what a bunch of romantic folks you are, so in this step by step tutorial I’m going to show you how to paint a rose in watercolor. I’ll go over all the details so you can understand the process from beginning to end.What better way to paint this weekend ?!Flowers are a

Read More

Anthony

This painting started out as a sketch, but after a while I began to think it would make a good example for talking about how to paint realistically with watercolor. In this tutorial I’ll show you the process behind the creation of this watercolor apple. I’ll also show you what you need to focus on to be able to paint more realistically, and how this can be achieved when you

Read More

Anthony

Brrr… it’s cold outside !  The coldest season of the year stirs up different emotions for all of us. There are lots of things that I associate with winter, all of which make great subjects for painting. So in this tutorial I’m going to share a few winter watercolor painting ideas which you can also try yourself. You can download the worksheets for painting these ideas below. Winter Watercolor Painting

Read More

Anthony

This site uses cookies !Get it ?OK… Lame joke.Actually, I painted this watercolor composition of a plate of cookies to demonstrate one of the most frequently used methods of painting with this medium.In watercolors, painting light to dark is the most commonly accepted way to build up a painting.In other words, you start by applying layers of light toned, diluted paint, and gradually darken the painting with subsequent layers of

Read More

Page [tcb_pagination_current_page] of [tcb_pagination_total_pages]

Legal Information: Watercolor Affair is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This site also participates in other affiliate programs and is compensated for referring traffic and business to these companies. This is at no extra cost to you.

Copyright text 2021 by Watercolor Affair.