For the last 6 days of our 31 Days of Playing with the Arts series we are publishing a different project each day.
Each of these projects will help you get started in one particular art or will help you to generally engage in the creative process. The posts will be short, because we want you to take more action than we want you to spend time reading.
When you have completed a project snap a picture if you want and share it on Twitter or Instagram with the tag @expandingwisdom That way we can all be inspired by and respond to each other’s art.
For today’s project we will be take the first steps into the art of watercolor painting. Rather than writing a tutorial myself, I found two tutorials I absolutely love. Below is the summary of each. Choose which one you want to play with and then do it! Don’t forget to share what you do!
In addition, Jeannette is quite generous with a score of other tips and resource suggestions that can take you on to the next step of playing with watercolors in nature study. A worthy article and organization. Dry Brush Tutorial or Who’s Afraid of a little Paint by Jeannette Tulis
Next she goes into a very simple water reflection landscape tutorial. She takes you step by step from base coat to final details, with pictures along the way. You can tell she lives in real life and is playing with art in her everyday right where she is. Definitely check out her tutorial for a great beginner watercolor painting tutorial. ‘Art Journals and a Easy Painting Exercise’ by Gail Bartel
Expanding wisdom, extending grace,
|This part is a member of our 31 Days of Playing with the Arts Series|