Adding light and texture to watercolour illustrations is a great way to add depth and interest.

In this beginner-friendly free Live Demo, let loose and have fun with artist Qi Han also known as @simpleIndeed as she guides you through her various watercolour techniques! Watch as she does dry brushing, wet-on-wet painting, and paint splattering to achieve different textures in her artworks!

Check out the reference image here if you want to paint along!

Topics Covered:

    • How to paint a watercolor piece with just 4 colors, using controlled wet into wet techniques.
    • Controlling interest with detail and color saturation.
    • Painting in the direction of the shape, and soft edges vs hard edges with watercolors.
    • Splashing to add interest and texture and using a credit card to scratch the paper and creating blades of grass. 
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