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Red - Paint & Materials
Purple - projects for beginners

   Project Orange (6 videos)

   Project Yellow (3 videos)

   Landscape - Mountains (4)

   Still life - Apples (6 videos)

   Floral - butterfly (8 videos)

    Water - seascape (4 videos)

    Wildlife - giraffe (5 videos)

   Portrait - self portrait

  1. Pigment
  2. Paper tracing and transfers
  3. Brushes and marks
  4. Water container
  5. Sponge and water control
  6. Magic time, uniform wetness
      and blossoms
  7. Dry, drier, driest
  8. Keep it clean
      Project Red (portrait 3 videos)
      Stretching paper
      Removing stretched paper
More:
      Thumbnail Drawing
       Planning a painting - thumbnail sketch
      Color theory
      Design with tracing paper
      Wet media acetate- Am I finished?
      Packing for Plein Air Painting
      
Watercolor Videos to get you started:
Orange - Skill Essentials
Yellow - Tricks and techniques
  1. Salt
  2. Plastic wrap
  3. Sponging
  4. Spatter/toothbrush
  5. Cobwebs
  6. Crayon/ candle
  7. Scrape
  8. Blow
  9Bubble wrap
      Project Yellow (abstract 3 videos)
More:
      Calligraphy
Watercolor Charts
Watercolor Wheels - Color theory

 1 Hard edges/flat wash

 2 Soft edges/graduated wash

 3.  Rough texture

 4.  Dry brush

 5 Lifting

 6.  Wet into wet

 7Shapes into forms

 8.  Glaze

 9.  Shadows

10. Drawing

11. Transferring a drawing

12. Washing off the paper

      Project Orange (6 videos              banana still life)

     Value Scale (2 videos)

     Color Theory (5 videos: 

         wheel, layering, mixing,

         contrast, and theory)

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Still Life
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Floral Butterfly
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Landscape -Mountains

 Seascape

watercolor color chart by Colette Pitcher
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color chart 3
color chart 2
Wildlife-Giraffe
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Watercolor & Acrylic Videos to practice and inspire:

Featuring this week's videos:

New videos-of-the-month highlighted yellow.   

Photograph of daffodils by Teresa Mueller
Photograph of daffodils by Teresa Mueller

Special thanks for photography by Teresa Mueller

Watercolor card of a daffodil by Colette Pitcher
Landscapes and Places:
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River watercolor by Colette Pitcher
waterfall photo
waterfall drawing
Waterfall_Hooded Merganser watercolor by Colette Pitcher
Sunset and palm tree vatercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Aspen watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Water-fall watercolor by Colette Pitcher
Winter Watercolor Trees
Tree growing out of rocks
Watercolor painting by Colette Pitcher of a tree growing out of rocks
Drawing of Zion by Colette Pitcher
Photography by Warren Larson of Zion National Park
Watercolor painting of Zion National Park by Colette Pitcher
Northern Lights watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Forest snow watercolor
Arches in Moab, UT photo
Watercolor of Moab arches by Colette Pitcher
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French Restaurant watercolor by Colette Pitcher
Alaskan glacier photograph by Anne Masterson
Drawing of glacier
Watercolor painting of glacier in Alaska by Colette Pitcher
thumbnail sketch of rocks and water by Colette Pitcher
Watercolor painting of rocks and water by Colette Pitcher
Photo and thumbnail of trees by Colette Pitcher
Watercolor of trees by Colette Pitcher
Watercolor of wildflowers by Colette Pitcher
Vatican photograph by Colette Pitcher
Vatican, fountain watercolor by Colette Pitcher
Photograph of a boy and a frog sculpture at Denver Botanic Gardens
WAtercolor of "A Boy and a Frog" sculpture at Denver Botanical Gardens.  Sculpture done in 1898 by Herring.  Watercolor by Colette Pitcher.
Animals and Birds:

Longhorns

Goldfinch

Owl

Koi - watercolor

Standing Horse - 1

Galloping Horse -2

Horse Head -3

Three Horses - 4

Foal and Foil - 5

Figaro (cat)

Chipmunk

Cute Dog

Turkey

Christmas Star - Camels

Great Blue Heron

Bunny

Oh Deer!

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Owl
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Koi watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Galloping knight watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Colt watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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photograph of chipmonk by Colette Pitcher
Chipmonk drawing by Colette Pitcher
Chipmonk watercolor painting by Colette Pitcher
Cute dog photo
Watercolor painting of a cute dog by Colette Pitcher.
Horseback riders fall watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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turkey drawing by Colette Pitcher
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Christmas star drawing by Colette Pitcher
Christmas star watercolor by Colette Pitcher
Black and white cat named Figaro
Drawing of cat
Watercolor by Colette Pitcher of cat named Figaro
Great Blue Heron photograph by Colette Pitcher
Great Blue Heron watercolor painting by Colette Pitcher
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Goldfinch watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Thumbnail sketch of deer by Colette Pitcher
Photo of deer by Colette Pitcher
Photo of a deer by Colette Pitcher
Watercolor of deer by Colette Pitcher
Green - Acrylic:

All videos could be used with acrylic as techniques are similar.  These videos are painted in acrylic but could also translate to watercolor:

 

Setting up a stay-wet palette

Sunset Sail miniature

Plein air balcony landscape

Hummingbird - movement

Color Wheel and Charts

Acrylic Poppies

Koi - Acrylic

Color Theory (3 videos: color wheels

   modern and inorganic, mixing black

   from compliments, tint tone &

   analogous chart)

Autumn Landscape

# 3 Ditch

"Sunset Sail"
Category: Acrylic miniature
Hummingbird acrylic by Colette Pitcher
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acrylic modern color wheel
acrylic color wheel
acrylic orange chart