Resources

The Internet is full of free resources for learning about watercolor. Here are the ones I have found. I’m adding to this section any links that others have recommended as well. I have ordered these based on the artist’s last name, when I could find it.

Bucci, Marco

10 Minutes to Better Paintings

Marco Bucci’s YouTube channel includes this excellent playlist detailing fundamentals of good paintings.

http://www.ronhazell.com/bookOverlay.html

Hazell, Ron

The Artist’s Guide to Painting Water in Watercolor

Ron Hazell’s book is the first book I painted through. I still find myself using these techniques when painting water.

http://handprint.com/HP/WCL/water.html

MacEvoy, Bruce

Handprint.com

Bruce MacEvoy’s webpage contains more information on watercolor, color theory, and pigments that any other place I’ve found online.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw1PhINYrZcunZYrRWBahHg

Miller, Stan

YouTube

Stan’s YouTube channel has some of the most formative fundamental content I’ve found on YouTube.

https://www.youtube.com/user/mindofwatercolor

Mitchell, Steve

The Mind of Watercolor

Steve Mitchell’s YouTube channel is regularly updated. I have found a lot of helpful content here, especially regarding materials and techniques.

https://www.youtube.com/user/muraljoe/

Mural Joe

Joe is a muralist in Flagstaff Arizona whose videos provide some really great content, especially regarding color theory.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjfgIsGMmaGtG8DAgmdeYng/videos

Owen, Alan

YouTube

Alan’s channel was recommended by a user on Reddit, I haven’t had a chance to watch much of it, but I like the way he renders trees in the thumbnails I have seen.

https://www.reddit.com/r/Watercolor/Reddit

There is an active community of watercolor artists here. I’m <a class=”_2hgZVu2K-pvoghsBGGbJ7P” href=”https://www.reddit.com/user/c0ffeebreath/”>u/c0ffeebreath</a>.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLicphjZ4y8GoKtRnz_gLxw/videos

Solovyev, Michael

YouTube

Michael’s style is largely founded on loose washes.

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Surowicz, Rick

Podia, YouTube

Rick Surowicz’s content has been continually helpful for me. His <a href=”https://ricksurowicz.podia.com/”>Podias</a> and <a href=”https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_RHSK_GEIoVTF-QNKDRvgA”>YouTube channel</a> have been especially helpful.

https://www.youtube.com/user/gijoetucker/videos

Tucker, Gary

YouTube

Gary’s videos focus on ideas and techniques, so that each paint-along isn’t merely instruction on how to paint “that” scene, but how to solve a particular problem that is present in the chosen image.

https://www.youtube.com/user/timwilmot

Wilmot, Tim

YouTube

Tim’s YouTube channel is stocked full of wonderful tutorials and paint alongs.

Yanconsky, Liron

YouTube

I have found Liron’s videos helpful, especially his master studies.

https://archive.org/details/ZbukvicCompressed/mode/2up

Zbukvic, Joe

Mastering Atmosphere &amp; Mood in Watercolor

Joseph Zbukvic authored “The Watercolor Clock” regarding how to control water content.


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