Not sure where to start with watercolour painting? Let us help you learn how to paint with watercolour with our collection of helpful guides from choosing the best watercolour paper and brushes, to painting a simple watercolour landscape.

Guides to watercolour painting

Watercolour basics: a guide to watercolour supplies and techniques

Watercolour brushes: how to choose the right paint brush

Watercolour paper: how to choose the best paper for you

Stretching watercolour paper: a step-by-step demonstration

How to use masking fluid in watercolour painting

How to paint a watercolour landscape: a step-by-step tutorial


Watercolour basics: a guide to watercolour supplies and techniques

Watercolour paper and supplies

Unsure of what supplies and paints to buy so you can start watercolour painting? Check out this guide for all the watercolour supplies you'll need, along with some easy watercolour techniques to get you started. 

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Watercolour brushes: how to choose the right paint brush

Watercolour brushes

Need help choosing the right watercolour brush? Tony Paul's watercolour brush guide gives an in-depth look into the types of watercolour brushes, how to look after paint brushes and a demo of how to hold a paint brush. 

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Watercolour paper: how to choose the best paper for you

Watercolour paper

Looking for advice on how to choose the best watercolour paper for your next piece? This watercolour paper guide will walk you through everything from the different types of watercolour paper, learning how to store your paper and much more.

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Stretching watercolour paper: a step-by-step demonstration

Stretching watercolour paper

Learn why artists stretch their watercolour paper, and then put it into practise with this simple step-by-step stretching watercolour paper demonstration. You can also find some helpful advice on how to overcome problems you might encounter whilst stretching your watercolour paper.

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How to use masking fluid in watercolour painting

How to use masking fluid

Discover how to use masking fluid in watercolour painting with Tony Paul's top tips and easy-to-follow tutorial. 

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How to paint a watercolour landscape: a step-by-step tutorial

Simple watercolour landscape

Now you have all your watercolour materials and techniques ready, follow this step-by-step tutorial to paint your own simple watercolour landscape. 

Paint a watercolour landscape


Now you've mastered the basics of watercolour painting, why not put your skills to the test with this tonal watercolour landscape tutorial?