Watercolor Painting Basics : Watercolor Paint Brushes

Ok, brushes. I’m going to start with the most-used brushes. The most-used brushes are round brushes that form a good point. That’s very important because, you see, watercolor brushes are shaped different than oil brushes. Because oil is generally thicker medium, you need a lot more different sizes of brushes. Whereas with watercolor, if you have a great, sharp point that’s long, then you can get by with less different brushes. This is a Number 10, and this is a

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Why Kolinsky Sable Brushes Are So Expensive | So Expensive

Making a Series 7 kolinsky sable watercolor brush isn’t easy. The largest-size brush can take almost a week and a half to make. You can pick up a cheap, synthetic brush for under $2, but a Series 7 could cost you over $300. So why would anyone pay for a brush that costs over 100 times the price? Originally created on the request of Queen Victoria, the Series 7 brush was first made in 1866 and was designed to be

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Watercolor Quickie: Wet on wet painting – Morning Fog

Hi, this is Eric from Café Watercolor. And welcome to another quickie video and let’s just jump into it. So this painting is based on a photo that I took earlier this year at the end of the winter when I drove to work. It’s just another cloudy, foggy morning was a wet road, very typical morning scenery in the Pacific Northwest during the winter, but that also makes a beautiful subject to paint. And this will also be one

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Watercolor hair painting tutorial | 21 tips for realistic hair

I wanted to make this video a how to guide for painting realistic hair in watercolor because over the past weeks I spent some time working on that, I made mistakes, I failed, I started over several times, I made adjustments, and in the course of all of that, I identified no less than 21 tips that helped me paint this piece. I compiled everything into this step by step video and I’m sure there will be things that can

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The BLACKEST Paint Known To Man

[Intro Music] Stay tuned to the end of the video to hear a little bit about our sponsor, Skillshare and a course that they offer that relates to this video. Hello everyone, my name is Emily. Today we’re going to be painting with Vantablack. Just kidding It’s not actually Vantablack, but it absorbs as much light as Vantablack, or almost as much light as Vantablack. Wow, I’ve clearly done absolutely no research! In case you guys didn’t know, Vantablack is

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IT’S OK TO BE FLAWED | Painting with Kuretake Gansai & Faber Castell Gelatos | Christian Motivation

Welcome to Art That Plays and Prays. Ginger here. In today’s episode, I’ll paint with a watercolor brand called Kuretake Gansai Tambi and then touch up with Faber Castell Gelatos to make this whimsical vintage car. Now my inspiration for this piece came from a car show my family went to one summer. The parking lot was covered with hundreds of restored vintage cars and they’re really awesome. They came from the early 1920s, 30s, 40s, and even up to

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Alvaro Castagnet watercolour painting techniques and tutorial I Colour In Your Life

Well g’day viewers, my name is Graeme Stevenson and I’d like to invite you to come on a journey of creativity and learning and adventure through the series Colour In Your Life. There’s an Artist in every family throughout the world and lots of times there’s an Artist deep down inside all of us as well. So grab your kids, your brothers, your sisters, your aunties, uncles and mums and dads, and come and see how some of the best

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