Hot Trend: Watercoloring for Paper Crafters


About this eGuide

Beginner’s Guide to the World of Watercolor is a free PDF eGuide available exclusively on Craftsy, featuring 27 pages packed with tutorials, tips and tricks from expert Antonella Avogadro. Download it instantly for free now (you can even print it easily if you’d like) and enjoy it forever in the comfort of your home or even on the go.

About the Author

Fashion designer and freelance illustrator Antonella Avogadro loves spending her days drawing, drafting patterns and sewing. See more of Antonella’s work on Craftsy.

What You’ll Learn:

This guide starts your journey into the wonderful world that is watercolor painting. Beginning with the basics, you’ll learn how to choose paper and build a color palette. Then, it’s time to move on to color study, where you’ll discover how to manipulate color transparency, value, intensity and temperature for the radiant, luminous watercolor works you always dreamed of creating!

What’s Covered:

-Types of watercolor paper
-Building a watercolor palette
-Color transparency
-Color value
-Color temperature
-Color intensity

Suggested Materials:

-Sheets of watercolor paper*
-Paintbrush
-Water
-Paper towels
-Ruler
-Graphite pencil
-Watercolor paints

*Download the guide for more info on selecting paper along with how to choose a few basic paint colors to get you started!

**Don’t forget Close To My Heart offers a fabulous Watercolor Pencil Kit,(3505, $26.95), you may want to have fun creating with!

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