Here is a list of 31 simple easy watercolor art ideas to try for beginners. Some are more simple than others – But I think that whatever level you are at, you can still try out a lot of these paintings for yourself.
Watercolor is all about being bold and letting loose!
Let the colors flow naturally – No paintings are going to look exactly alike due to the nature of painting with watercolors. So have fun and don’t worry about mistakes.
** This blog post is an updated version of my previous one on watercolor art ideas. I wanted to bring more original posts here on this blog. I hope you may understand these changes.
- For clean edges, use masking or washi tape.
- Create beautiful backgrounds out of watercolor and for the foreground or creating shapes, use a pen, marker, or acrylic paint for more precise control.
- Make sure your brush is wet when creating gradations or wet-on-wet effects. Work fast before your watercolor paint dries.
- Stars can be created by either using a white pen or splattering white acrylic or gouache paint (flick bristles over paper to create splatter).
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1. Shooting Stars
3. Outer Space
7. String Lights
8. City Skyline
9. Tree Tops
16. Ferris Wheel
19. Red Moon
22. Palm Tree
24. Fall Leaves
27. Night Sky
Thank you for stopping by! I hope you found some watercolor paintings you’d like to try out for yourself.
Remember to just have fun and enjoy the process! Watercolor is such a fun and adventuresome paint to try out!