At some point in your life when you were feeling particularly ambitious, you bought paint brushes and some watercolors or craft paint. Since then, you’ve probably been too scared to use them. Well, we’re here to help.
More accurately, the crafty people around the interwebs are here to help, and we’re just here to show you to them. So take a look at these paint tutorials, grab your paints, brushes, and a canvas, and get to it!
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Watercolor Leaf Tutorial via eHow
Painting leaves is a valuable life skill, like knowing how to ride a bike or boil pasta. So, really, you need this tutorial.
Acrylic Paint Image Transfer via TheTechniqueZone
Transferring an image using acrylic paint? Geez, that sounds complicated. Not so! It’s actually really easy, and it looks awesome when it’s finished.
Birch Tree Tutorial via PersiaLou
Birch trees are so delicate and pale. They’re like the British people of the tree world. You should follow this tutorial to paint some.
Masking and Watercolor Tutorial via LinenLace&Love
This technique is a lot like using painter’s tape to add stripes to your wall when you paint. It looks really cute, and you can personalize your message.
Rainy City Tutorial via PaintingDemos
A big city on a rainy day. It’s pretty poetic, isn’t it? We love the look that this technique achieves, and it’s much easier to do than you might think!
Triad Tree Tutorial via JuneRollins
Dress up your landscapes by adding some multicolored trees. This tutorial shows you how.
Dandelion DIY via PrettyHandyGirl
Dandelions are so whimsical, and surprisingly easy to recreate when you follow the steps in this tutorial.
Pendulum Painting via MarthaStewart
This simple technique allows you to create awesome, one-of-a-kind art to hang in your home.
Watercolor Gemstones via ThePostmansKnock
These painted gemstones look too cool! Follow this tutorial to make some awesome personalized birthday cards, or just some pretty wall art.
Watercolor Flowers Tutorial via APieceOfRainbow
Flowers are the staple of the art world. This tutorial shows you how to use watercolors to paint your own vibrant bouquet.
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