6 Basic Watercolor Techniques for Beginners

Hello friends! Today I wanted to share 6 basic watercolor techniques every beginner needs to know. They’re quite simple, but they’re the basis to every watercolor painting (not necessarily all of them are in a single painting, but at least a couple will be!). Today I’ll demonstrate what they are and explain how they’re created! […]

An Acrylic Painting for Beginners Tutorial Round-Up!

Hi friends! Happy Monday! Today I wanted to do another little post round-up, similar to the watercolor tutorial round-up I’ve already done.  My goal for these types of posts is to bring light to older tutorials that may be lost in the archives of this blog, so newer readers can enjoy, and maybe my current […]

Zentangle for Beginners: Shading & Highlights!

Hi friends! In this video we’re adding some shading to our finished tangle from last time, and since we’re on toned tan paper, we can add highlights using a Gellyroll white pen too! The white highlights really add extra dimension that you can’t get on white paper, so this tangle will be something a little […]

EASY Beginner Acrylic Painting FULL LENGTH Tutorial: Bench For Two!

Hey guys! In this full-length video tutorial, we’re painting a cute love-themed painting using Pantone’s colours of the year, Serenity and Rose Quartz! Tools and Supplies: Acrylic Paint: Titanium white Mars Black Light Blue Violet Light Portrait Pink Quinacridone Magenta Ultramarine Blue Brushes: Flat soft-bristle brush (I’m using a #9 flat, but it depends on […]

Varnishing 101: How to Varnish Your Acrylic and Watercolor Paintings

Hi friends! In this requested video, I’ll explain all you need to know about varnishing your finished paintings! Let’s talk about why you would want to varnish in the first place, types of varnish, and what I use personally. I’ll be talking about both acrylic and watercolor/mixed media paintings in this video, so tune in […]