Choose from Index of video categories and topics below:
Type underlined video title (for example: Red 1) in search above and hit enter key.
You can search categories and search subjects by clicking link in black area.
Numbered videos are a great starter for beginners or refresher for intermediates.
Watercolor Videos to get you started:
Red - Paint & Materials
Orange - Skill Essentials
Yellow - Tricks and techniques

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choices:

  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
      

 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)

Watercolor & Acrylic Videos to practice and inspire:

New videos-of-the-month highlighted yellow

  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
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

Landscapes
Animals
Painting Projects
Floral:

Pagan Goddess - Iris (8 videos)

Watercolor Poppies

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

Color Theory (3 videos: color wheels

   modern and inorganic, mixing black

   from compliments, tint tone &

   analogous chart)

Autumn Landscape

Portraits:
Reference material for videos:

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Landscape -

Mountains

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Still Life

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Challenge projects:

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Floral -Butterfly

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Wildlife

Giraffe

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 Seascape

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"Pagan Goddess"  Category: Iris
Iris watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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"Race Car"
Category: Movement
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Ford GT watercolor by Colette Pitcher
Hummingbird acrylic by Colette Pitcher
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Poppies acrylic by Colette Pitcher
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waterfall drawing
Waterfall_Hooded Merganser watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Goldfinch watercolor by Colette Pitcher
acrylic modern color wheel
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color chart 3
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acrylic orange chart
acrylic green chart
acrylic purple chart
watercolor color chart by Colette Pitcher
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French Restaurant watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Owl
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Koi watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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River watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Dozen eggs watercolor by Colette Pitcher
"Sunset Sail"
Category: Acrylic miniature
Bicycle watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Chris Pine portrait watercolor by Colette Pitcher
Pick a President - Ronald Regan Portrait
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Ronald Regan portrait by Colette Pitcher
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Wonder Woman watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Frankenstein watercolor by Colette Pitcher
Bride of Frankenstein watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Galloping knight watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Horseback riders fall watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Colt watercolor by Colette Pitcher
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Aspen watercolor by Colette Pitcher
Water-fall watercolor by Colette Pitcher
Tree growing out of rocks
Watercolor painting by Colette Pitcher of a tree growing out of rocks
Winter Watercolor Trees

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