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April 19, 2010
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basic watercolor tutorial by leinef basic watercolor tutorial by leinef
I promised to some people to do a watercolor tutorial for a long time. Now I finally did it. I'm not sure if this will be a help.

Uh... I'm sorry for the grammar mistakes, English isn't my mothertongue x_x

Other tutorial from me:
basic pencil tutorial
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xLuna-tan Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
 I'm starting with watercolor and this helped me a lot! Thank you very much! :heart:
ZI-PA Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Student General Artist
noch n kleiner tip das du vllt einfügen könntest ist dass man das aquarell "wegradieren" kann, füge wasser auf die betroffene stelle und tupf dann mit nem papiertuch ab. natürlich bleibt was von der farbe übrig, aber das ist dann so blass, dass man ruhig mit ner anderen farbe malen kann :D
leinef Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Vielen Dank :) Das Tutorial vermisst viele Dinge wie das, was du erwähnt hast.
Eigentlich sollte ich noch eins machen um das und andere Dinge zu erwähnen.
Aber trotzdem vielen Dank für die Anmerkung! :hug:
ZI-PA Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Student General Artist
hab ich doch gern gemacht :)
Kamibi Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Student General Artist
Scared of using water properly? I think that sums up my entire opinion on watercolors in one statement. I really appreciated this; it was thorough and detailed, and while it did have a few (the operative term being "few") errors, you still write better than most people (even grown adults) I know. Actually, I think I'm in the exact opposite situation of you, if your native tongue is German; I first learned English, now am (attempting to) pick up German.

But that's besides the point. What really matters is that this helped a lot, and now I think I can look at my watercolor set without feeling panic.

leinef Featured By Owner May 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yeah that was my problem for a long time until I met a teacher who taught me not to be scared of using water. Thanks for your compliment :)
How come you are learning German?
Kamibi Featured By Owner May 24, 2012  Student General Artist
At my school, middle schoolers have to take a foreign language, either German or Spanish. I knew a German opera song before I had to pick a language, and I loved the sound of the language, so . . . That's how that happened.

I don't know if this is a dumb question or not, but have you ever used watercolor pencils? Is it the same process, do you know?
j-rocky Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Nice paper... :iconimhappyplz:
All this time maybe i buy wrong paper and that make me difficult to use watercolor... :icononionfailplz:
hachikuji Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011
thank you it helps me a lot :DDD
leinef Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
no need to thank me <3
I'm glad it helped you! :)
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