Watercolour Techniques


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This watercolor techniques resource makes a great start to any watercolour project and an impressive double page spread.  It comes with a detailed lesson plan which gives easy-to-follow instructions for each watercolor technique.  It covers the following 10 techniques:

  • Wet on Wet
  • Wet on Dry
  • Salt
  • Saran Wrap/Cling Film
  • Masking Fluid
  • Wax Resist
  • Paper Towel Texture
  • Flat Wash
  • Gradated Wash
  • Layering

This resource includes the following:

  • The good example pictured above.
  • A US version with appropriate spellings and terms.
  • A UK version with appropriate spellings and terms.
  • A detailed lesson plan. (This uses the spelling ‘color’.)
  • A version with no words under the circles should you wish to do different techniques.

For this project, you will need watercolour setsbrusheswater pots and palettes*

There are more watercolour resources on The Arty Teacher.

*The Arty Teacher Ltd has a partnership with Dryad Education.  Should you purchase a product when you follow a link, The Arty Teacher Ltd would earn a commission.

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Sarah Crowther is The Arty Teacher. She is a high school art teacher in the North West of England. She strives to share her enthusiasm for art by providing art teachers around the globe with high-quality resources and by sharing her expertise through this blog.

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