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Kasey Golden’s seven watercolor tips for beginners

How do you paint with watercolors without showing the brush strokes? How do you make gradient colors? What kind of paper should you use? In this helpful video, watercolor illustrator and YouTuber Kasey Golden shares seven of the most commonly asked questions that she gets about painting with watercolors. Her answers are also great tips for beginners. She adds:

The biggest tip I can give anyone wanting to get into watercolor is to JUST START! Pick up a cheap set and see how you like them, play around, and see what works!

Kasey Golden's watercolor tips
Follow this with Golden’s Teeny Weeny Challenge – How Small Can I Draw?! Plus: Drawing faces with the shadows of crumpled paper and Andrew Fox’s Calligraphy Animals Animated.

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