If you have art supplies around your house, it’s likely you have a set of watercolor paints and very little guidance is necessary before your kids can dive in and create bold bright paintings or subtle delicate masterpieces with them. But like anything, the more they learn and explore different techniques, the more options they will have when they want to create specific effects- like filling in small spaces without color running around or creating a sunset in the background of their picture.
This week I’m sharing some traditional watercolor techniques you can practice with your kids to get different effects, plus a few tips to care for your supplies that will make them last longer.
Here’s a video from the Intermediate Program that will have your child’s watercolor repertoire expanded in no time.
If you’d like to have watercolor supplies on hand but not sure where to begin, here’s a basic list: