Tutorial : Watercolor Washes
Medium: Watercolor
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Tutorial Details

Learning to do a good watercolor wash is an important technique to learn. There several ways to use a watercolor wash and so it is good to learn about these. During this tutorial, I will go over the main ways to do a watercolor wash. I will also discuss how I personally use washes when I paint. I also include a 10 minute video showing how I do a first wash for a painting.
The following are the topics I will cover:
Flat Washes
Graded Washes
Area Washes
My First Wash Step

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Rating and Reviews

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Tom Brown

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Well done. But a little misleading. I wanted to view this because it appeared to be a video about washes using snow scenes.

Kay Alexander

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Elizabeth Laurenzana

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very good explanation of applying a first wash of color, allowing colors to mix on the paper.