control and craftsmanship
The more we develop proper skills, techniques and control, the more we can expand upon our knowledge before our creativity can soar. Watch this video to better understand they “why” behind “staying in the boundaries”, essentially it’s so an artist can “break the boundaries”.
Control, direction, pressure. This video highlights the basics of coloring. Once you can master control, direction and pressure, you can build on your art skills.
blend two colors
Learn how to blend two colors from one hue to another hue using analogous colors.
Know the basic safety of scissors and how to use your helper hand and cutting hand.
setup a watercolor station
Make the most of your workspace. Being organized at the beginning will allow you to efficiently move from one color to another, keep your brush clean, and experiment more effectively.
Use basic watercolor techniques
Wet on wet and Wet on dry, two very basic techniques of watercolor that give different effects.