Do you love painting with watercolors but sometimes feel stuck and need help? Check out these awesome YouTube channels! They’re my favorites for everything watercolor. Whether you’re just starting out and want to get better or you’re already good and want new ideas, these channels have lots of videos to help you learn and get inspired.
This isn’t a complete list of all the great YouTube channels that teach watercolor art. There are no doubt a lot of amazing channels that I haven’t mentioned here. However these are my top picks based on my own YouTube subscriptions.
The Mind of Watercolor
Hosted by artist Steve Mitchell, this channel is a must-watch for anyone interested in the art of watercolor. Steve’s in-depth tutorials cover a wide range of topics, from color theory to composition, and his passion for the medium is truly infectious. Steve is just so much fun to listen to and I love his skull friend.
With a warm and engaging teaching style, Carrie of Watercolor Misfit offers a treasure trove of tutorials suitable for artists of all levels. From basic techniques to more advanced projects, her videos are easy to follow and full of creative insights.
If you’re drawn to the beauty of Japanese watercolor painting, Shibasaki’s channel is sure to captivate you. With a focus on simplicity and elegance, his tutorials offer a unique perspective on the art form, emphasizing the importance of mindfulness and intuition in the creative process.
For those who appreciate a more whimsical approach to watercolor, Kelogsloops’ channel is a feast for the eyes. His stunning time-lapse videos showcase his intricate and imaginative paintings, providing endless inspiration for fellow artists.
Paint and Draw Together by Lela Stanklovic
If you are either a beginner or an experience watercolor artist and are looking to get some tips that will really make your watercolors glow, the “Paint and Draw Together by Lela Stanklovic” is an outstanding channel to follow. Lela distinguishes herself by her extensive experience and expertise in tackling any kind of painting. From loose landscapes to realistic portraits she is a master of the craft and is also a great teacher who shares her knowledge freely in her channel
Whether you’re looking to learn new techniques, explore different styles, or simply immerse yourself in the beauty of watercolor painting, these YouTube channels have something for everyone. So grab your brushes, set up your palette, and make this year 2024 to be your creative year.