Blog Posts - Watercolor



How To Re-Colour Paper Flowers to Make them Glossy & Gorgeous

Just a quick little clip today, I thought I'd share how I change the colour of paper flowers that aren't quite right for the project I want to use them on. This technique is wonderful, as not only is the colour coverage excellent but it also...
by Sparkle Tart by Kate Palmer on Jun 9, 2016

Calligraphy 115

Looking for affordable masking fluid (for watercolor) has been a tough task since it may be expensive depending on the brand and the location where you buy. Masking Fluid As a member of the GP Calligrapher group on Facebook, I have encountered people...
by Mariaisquixotic on Jun 9, 2016

Watercolor Art + Printable Backgrounds

One of my favorite things about sunset is that the sky often looks like watercolor art.  Sometimes it’s washed shades of blue, purple and pink, and other evenings it’s white, orange and yellow, depending on the season and weather. I love...
by Knick of Time on Jun 8, 2016

17 DIY Watercolor Wall Art Pieces to Get Inspired

Watercolor is popular like it has never been before – those diluted shades and shapes look gorgeous and very relaxing. Watercolor clothes, shoes, accessories, home textiles and furniture – we see it everywhere, so let’s add a bit of trendy wate...

How To Paint a Picture of A Robin Bird.

This printable art lesson and the worksheet below is perfect for the young artist. It will help to give a foundation for basic painting.In this lesson, I have tried to keep the colors bright. So where colors are in layers they are in harmony with the...
by Adron's Art Lesson Plans on Jun 3, 2016

Easy Watercolor Art – Rubber Cement Resist

This simple rubber cement resist technique is a fun way to make easy watercolor art. Create beautiful pieces with just a few supplies. It’s simple, fun, and gives great results. Let’s paint! This post was originally shared at Crafts Unleashed an...

Featured Artist Sally Walsh

Watercolours are a medium that continue to surprise and delight me, and I’ve found if you embrace “happy mistakes,” then watercolours can be your best friend!
by Artsy Shark on May 27, 2016

How To Paint a Picture of Fuchsia Flowers Worksheet

This printable art lesson and the worksheet below is perfect for the young artist. It will help to give a foundation for basic painting.In this lesson, the background is muddy to give contrast to the brilliant green and red of the flower. I must admi...
by Adron's Art Lesson Plans on May 23, 2016

Watercolour Effect Journal Page

Hello again - I hope you are all having an amazing month - I am, you know the kind of month where you walk around smiling, happy and singing to yourself - well that's me right now! The Lindy's Stamp Gang Color Challenge palette for May is stunning -...
by Sparkle Tart by Kate Palmer on May 3, 2016

LSG May Color Challenge - Watercolour Effect Journal Page

Hello again - I hope you are all having an amazing month - I am, you know the kind of month where you walk around smiling, happy and singing to yourself - well that's me right now! The Lindy's Stamp Gang Color Challenge palette for May is stu...
by Sparkle Tart by Kate Palmer on May 3, 2016

Printable How To Paint A Picture Of A Tulip, Lesson And Worksheet

This is an easy project that offers some tips for painting a watercolor picture of a simple tulip.  This is ideal for the beginner and the young artist. It is a simple project and will help the student develope some foundations in mastering wate...
by Adron's Art Lesson Plans on Apr 26, 2016

Watercolor Sketch of Venice

Am very happy, that for the first time have finished a Watercolor Sketch in one session that I am happy with......things are looking up.This is a Watercolor of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice after the photo by "Franklin", on Paint My Photo website.8"...
by Terry Krysak Artworks on Apr 18, 2016

Calligraphy 113

For the thirteenth post of this little series that I have been posting on this blog, I’ll be talking about where to get calligraphy materials and how much would they probably cost. Since the start of my calligraphy journey last year, I’ve...
by Mariaisquixotic on Apr 13, 2016

Vancouver Urban Sketchers Meetup

In March I joined the Vancouver Urban Sketchers at the Pacific Central Station in Vancouver. It is a huge long building with great architectural elements that was fun to sketch.My challenge was that within the time allotted (3 hours), I only complete...
by Terry Krysak Artworks on Apr 11, 2016

25 Throw Pillows: Spring Edition

Spring has officially sprung! Not only are the temperatures warming and the flowers blooming, we just celebrated the spring equinox. Now that it’s official, it’s time to put our winter decor away and pull out our spring touches. That incl...
by Home decoration on Mar 29, 2016

20 wonderful free watercolor clipart collections

Today, I’m sharing a wonderful collection of different watercolor clipart resources I’ve found scattered around the web and wanted to bring them all in one place for you to find what you... Read More....
by Free Pretty Things For You! on Mar 26, 2016

How to Paint a Simple Landscape Printable Worksheet

This is an easy project that offers some tips for painting a watercolor picture of a simple landscapeTrace the project onto some 140 lb watercolor paper. This is the heavy paper that does not buckle when it gets wet. If you have problems tracing it h...
by Adron's Art Lesson Plans on Mar 25, 2016

Mason Ball Jar Clipart Image

Mason Ball Jar Clipart Image: Hello, friends! I’m starting another new category here at FPTFY that will be called Free Design Resources! This means that whatever free image I put under this... Read More....
by Free Pretty Things For You! on Mar 25, 2016

{Don't Give Up Your Day Dream | Free Printable}

All last weekend, I was down & out with the flu. It's a miserable experience, y'all. As I was laying there in bed, watching whatever boring show was on, I got to thinking about how good it feels not to feel bad.  Does that make sense? Like w...
by Life Of A Lost Muse on Mar 24, 2016

Spring Watercolor Floral Spray Clip Art Images

Watercolor: Hey, Ladies! I hope you all had a wonderful week and an even better weekend to come! I have some special clip art for you all, that is near and dear to my heart since I created it from... Read More....
by Free Pretty Things For You! on Mar 18, 2016


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