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Painting Flowers in Watercolor
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Animals

Cape Cod

ChagrinFalls

Chautauqua

Florals/Still Lifes

France

Greece/ Turkey

Hawaii

Hilton Head

Kiawah

Lakeside

Monet's Garden

Montages

Naples, FL

Niagara on the Lake

Pensacola Beach

Provence

Rural Landscapes

Sanibel

San Miguel MX

Sea,Boats,Sunsets

Sparrow Village/
South Africa

Steamboat Springs, CO

Trinidad

Tuscany

Venice, Italy

Watercolor onCanvas
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LESSONS IN WATERCOLOR
All about Watercolor Paper

on R-tistx Board & Claybord®

How to Paint Crystal and Lace

Painting with Color!

Portraits in Watercolor

How to Paint Clouds

How to Paint Water Reflections
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Free Watercolor Lessons


 

By Mary Ann Boysen

For the a portion of my career, I taught watercolor lessons across the USA (including Alaska, Sanibel, Naples, Hilton Head, Kiawah Island, Steamboat Springs) and around the world (San Miguel, Mexico; Paris, Giverny, Provence, France; Tuscany, Venice, Greece and Turkey; Hawaii, Trinidad, in the Caribbean, and the most recent, South Africa and Sparrow Village).

 

I've taken students with me on these trips so they can learn watercolor painting while seeing some of the most amazing subjects in person. I get a great deal of pleasure out of seeing the world and seeing my students learn in these interesting environments outside of the classroom. 

But not everyone can fit these travels into their schedule, or budget. And I can't travel to all of the places that request that I come to teach. So, I've decided to provide watercolor painting lessons on this site. Hopefully, this website will help you get started. 

Watercolor Painting

  1. Lesson 1: Learn About Paper and Brushes

  2. Lesson 2: Value Scale

  3. Lesson 3: Stretching Watercolor Paper

  4. Lesson 4: Painting Watercolor Horizsons

  5. Lesson 5: Dramatic Skies

  6. Lesson 6: Watercolor Painting without Drawing

  7. Lesson 7: Negative Shapes and Perspective

  8. Lesson 8: Brightening the Winter Watercolor Landscape

  9. Lesson 9: Watercolor Glazing (layering paint for effect)

  10. Lesson 10: Watercolor Figures and Faces

  11. Lesson 11: Watercolor Painting Crystal

  12. Lesson 12: Watercolor Painting Lace

13. Lesson 13: Using Green

14. Lesson 14: Mixing Colors

15. Lesson 15: Using Brushes

16. Lesson 16: Painting Clouds

17: Lesson 17: Graded Wash

18. Lesson 18: How to Paint Water Reflections

19. Lesson 19: Flat Wash

20: Lesson 20: Snowy Landscape

21: Lesson 21: Portraits

22. Lesson 22: Wet-in-wet

23. Lesson 23: Painting with Color

24. Lesson 24: Color Harmony

25. Lesson 25: Using Alcohol for Texture

26. Lesson 26: Dry Brush Technique

27. Lesson 27. Making the Best of the Bloom

28. Lesson 28: Using a blow dryer

29. Lesson 29: Intensity Scale

30. Lesson 30: Painting with Salt

31. Lesson 31: Reflected LIght

32. Lesson 32: Enhancing digital images for painting

33. Lesson 33: Journal painting

34. Lesson 34: Using Large Brushes for Effect

 

 

My E-Books

Learning the Basics of Watercolor
Learning the Basics of Watercolor

Painting Flowers in Watercolor
Painting Flowers in Watercolor

Painting on Watercolor Canvas

Painting on Watercolor Canvas

You can also see the 20 videos of mine on Youtube.

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