Internet Watercolor Resources
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Tutorial & Resources
Watercolor Tutorials - Full of tips and tricks on watercolor technique, also visit the main page, more links to watercolor resources than you can shake a stick at Watercolorpainting.com
handprint - Detailed studies and reference on all forms of materials and watercolor theory. If you study watercolor seriously, this site is a must read.
BigCityArt Tutorial - Highly detailed tutorial describing how to choose materials and paint with them.
Yong Chen - Yong Chen is an accomplished watercolorist, with his own website. Check out the Learning Center for massive amounts of information; demonstrations, technique, step-by-steps, and critiques.
How To Paint A Blue Sky With Clouds - Easy video lesson that's only 5 minutes.
Deviant muttiy's ustream channel - Watch muttiy paint live.
Foxspirit tutorial by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law - Simple step by step tutorial, perfect for getting comfortable with watercolors. She also has a dA page, puimun Be sure to check her main site and her blog.
Artist Alistair Butt Website - Gallery and demonstrations of painting techniques.
Watercolour Secrets - Free videos and e-book for instruction in watercolor.
artistsnetwork on YouTube - New tutorials each week, a fair amount are watercolor along with other painting mediums.
The Painting & Drawing Channel - New tutorials each week, focusing on drawing and painting techniques.
Susie Short's Watercolor Tips</b> - The tips here are NOT SHORT. They cover a variety of concerns of beginning painters, including palettes, brushes, trees, flowers, and on and on!
Virtual Gouache Land - an artist's blog that mixes and matches techniques and sketches and medium to get the desired result. Great for experimentation ideas.
Gurney Journey - You'll find practical studio tips, insights into the making of the Dinotopia books, and first-hand reports from art schools and museums.
Joseph Zbukvic's Webpage - Joseph Zbukvic is one of the finest master watercolor painters in the world; his watercolor painting instruction workshops sell out wherever he travels.
Fountain Studios Watercolor Tutorials - Many great tutorials collected and presented, inluding how to Make stamps for watercolor.
Christian Wharton - Water in Watercolor - A brief, but highly informative and insightful site on watercolor usage. Highly recommended. Sometimes the main page is down, then visit the site map to view the contents.
watercolorists Your destination on deviantArt for watercolor technique and resources. Review our blogs for techniques and advice from other users, artist focus and features. Check out our favourites folder for tutorials from all around.
WetCanvas - A large community of online artists like dA. There is a massive amount of great resources here, especially in the Watercolor Channel
Creative Spotlite - They are an online arts community focusing on learning and interaction among members. They have made a great directory of free watercolor demos and examples that can be found here.
Special Interests and Watercolor Related
leochi's Working with Watercolors Journal Great, great tips and ideas for paints, brushes, palettes and colors, go check it out!
NYSS Watercolor Exhibition
An exhibition at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture. It contains a brief synopsis of the history of watercolor and works of 40 modern watercolorists.
Winsor & Newton - Comprehensive website reference in materials and usage, in 7 languages! Highly recommended.
Aquarelle Arches - Manufacturing watercolor paper in France since 1492. Available in 3 languages.
Canson Papers - Also, the English version of the site is here Canson US
Daler-Rowney Limited - Another English watercolor manufacturer of fine watercolors.
daVinci Artist Brushes - A quality manufacturer of artist brushes
Da Vinci Paints - American manufacturer of artist-quality paints.
Fabriano - For over 700 years, they have made paper in Italy. Check them out in 3 languages.
H. Schmincke - German art company, very high quality, in 3 languages.
Holbein Paints - Another highly respected watercolor manufacturer.
M. Graham and Co. - Small, but high-quality manufacturer.
Artist grade manufacturer since 1664. Available in cyber space in 4 languages.
Princeton Art & Brush Co.A new manufacturer of brushes.
Raphael Brushes - The oldest manufacturer of brushes in the world. In English and French.
Sennelier - French-made art materials, in 3 languages.
Strathmore Papers - They manufacture a wide variety of student to artist grade papers.